News Digest for the period of 13.05.19 - 27.05.19

1.A journalist was refused in access to the court session

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Journalists, who came on May 16 to Solomianskyi District Court of Kyiv to cover the trial on detained general director of “UkraBud” Oleh Maiboroda were not allowed to enter the building

Information was published by Insider

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2. Councilmen of Kherson threatened a journalist to with physical violence

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Pavlo Philipchuk, Councilman of Kherson regional Council, member of “Opposition block” political force threatened Oleh Baturyn, correspondent of “New Day” newspaper with physical violence and promised him to “break his knees”.

Incident was reported by Institute of Mass Information Office in Kherson region

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