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Austrian journalist reflects on now-lifted Ukraine entry ban

Auf Deutsch At the time of this interview, Christian Wehrschütz, a long-time Ukraine and Balkan correspondent for Austria’s ORF public broadcaster is in Vienna. His stay is not entirely voluntary: on March 8, the Ukrainian state imposed an entry ban on him, which was later lifted. Wehrschütz spoke to the International Press Institute (IPI) about […]

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ORF-Korrespondent Christian Wehrschütz im Gespräch über die Ukraine

Read in English Im Moment des Interviews befand sich Christian Wehrschütz, langjähriger Korrespondent des ORFs für die Ukraine und den Balkan, in Wien. Ganz freiwillig ist dieser Aufenthalt nicht, denn am 8. März verhängte der ukrainische Staat ein – inzwischen wieder aufgehobenes – Einreiseverbot gegen den österreichischen Journalisten. Mit dem in Wien basierten International Press […]

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IPI urges Ukraine to overturn entry ban on Austrian journalist

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, today condemned Ukraine’s decision to place an entry ban on respected Austrian correspondent Christian Wehrschütz. The Austrian Foreign Ministry said yesterday in a statement that Ukrainian authorities had confirmed the ban. Wehrschütz has regularly reported from Ukraine, including in areas […]

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Ukraine website hit by arson attack, server outage

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Ukrainian authorities to investigate a recent arson attack on the office of investigative website Chetverta Vlada in Rivne, northwestern Ukraine. Separately, IPI asked Ukrainian authorities to explain the seizure of Kiev newsrooms belonging to the media company Vesti and to allow the company’s journalists access to their […]

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