6 February 2017, a presentation of the UA|TV’s film “The Kremlin’s prisoners” devoted to the illegally arrested Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko in the Russian Federation is to take place at 13:00 at the Club of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (Kyiv, Instytutska street, 7) for members of the diplomatic corps and international organizations.
The event is timed to the journalist’s birthday on 8th February. During the event, a photography exhibition by Roman created while working as a special correspondent of the news agency “Ukrinform” in France will be opened.
Also, the journalist’s family and a lawyer Mark Feyhin will attend the event.
Organizers: the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine, the Ministry of foreign affairs of Ukraine, and the news agency “Ukrinform”.
On this day, the Student Council under the Ministry of information policy of Ukraine is planning to conduct Twitter-storm. During the event, an online Twitter conference is to take place. The most important from the event will be informed on Twitter by students with the hashtag #FreeSushchenko. We encourage everyone to participate in Twitter-storm in order to raise this issue to the top news in social networks!
The event will be opened with the participation of the first officials of the event’s initiators: the Minister of information policy of Ukraine Yurii Stets, the Minister of foreign affairs Pavlo Klimkin, the Director General of the news agency “Ukrinform” Oleksandr Kharchenko.
Representatives of international organizations in Ukraine, the President’s envoy on the peaceful settlement of the situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions Iryna Herashchenko, and the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on freedom of speech and information policy Victoria Syumar are planning to deliver speeches with the words of support to Roman Sushchenko.
Media accreditation is required before 11:00 on 6th February by tel: 279-20-60, +38 097 943 96 68 Svitlana Hayuta, or by email: [email protected].