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Olexander Scherba - ORF Foreign Correspondent Wehrschütz has Violated Sovereignty of Ukraine

Published: February 12, 2019; 11:08 · (Vindobona)

In the case of the controversial Ukraine correspondent of the ORF, Christian Wehrschütz, the Ukrainian ambassador in Vienna, H.E. Dr. Olexander Scherba, on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, announced in a written statement that the accreditation in the war zone of Ukraine was "unlikely". The reason is still the "illegal" crossing (documentary filming) of the Crimean bridge which was illegally built by the Russian side.

Scherba: "An accreditation of ORF correspondent Mr. Wehrschütz (pictured) in the war zone of Ukraine is unlikely." / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Karl Gruber [CC BY-SA 4.0]

"As I was informed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, an accreditation of ORF correspondent Mr. Wehrschütz in the war zone of Ukraine is unlikely", explained Scherba.

The reason is a report by the ORF correspondent dated 30 July 2018, which shows how the camera team of Wehrschütz crossed the "illegally built" Crimean bridge. Specifically, it concerns a documentary…

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