Ukrainian Politics

 Ariev: PACE is Shocked that Vlasenko Was Not Let Out of the Country

The deputy from the opposition and the member of the Ukrainian delegation told the details of the West's reaction to the situation in Ukraine.

Volodymyr Ariev in a commentary to Censor.NET describedhow Europe reacted to the fact that Tymoshenko's defense attorneySerhii Vlasenko was unable to fly to the meeting.

"Everybody isshocked. I cannot put it in other words," responded the deputy to aquestion about what people say about the scandal with Vlasenko inPACE. "In March, the issue will be viewed at the proceduralcommittee of PACE."

Delegate also toldabout the meeting held on Ukrainian issues.

Yesterday aresolution on the state of media freedom in Europe was adopted.Ukraine was given a lot of attention there. My two amendmentspassed -the concern of Assembly regarding attempts to restorecriminal liability for libel in Ukraine and the concerns of theAssembly regarding the record number of violations of journalists'rights in Ukraine in 2012," he said.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n230986