Foreign Ministry spokesperson at OSCE conference urges Russia to free Sushchenko, Semena

Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine Mariana Betsa at the conference of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna has urged Russia to immediately stop persecution of Ukrainian journalists Roman Sushchenko and Mykola Semena.

She wrote this on her Twitter.

"I have urged the Russian Federation to immediately stop the illegal and political persecution of Ukrainian journalists Roman Sushchenko and Mykola Semena," she noted.

During her speech at the OSCE conference, Betsa also insisted on Russia's gross violations of freedom of speech and media in the occupied Crimea and Donbas.


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