The head of Moldova took control of the situation with the detention of Russian journalists

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in Photobacterium of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon. Archival photoThe head of Moldova took control of the situation with the detention of Russian journalists© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

The situation with the ban on entry to Moldova journalists from Russia brought under control in the office of the President of the Republic to prevent such acts of provocation, said on Wednesday the press service of the Moldovan President Igor Dodon.

«The President expressed deep regret in connection with the continuation of the provocations in the address of the representatives of the Russian Federation who come to Moldova to participate in various activities, including cultural and humanitarian. As noted by Igor Dodon, the last case, like the previous, is taken under the personal control of the President’s office to clarify the situation and prevent similar incidents in the future», — stated in the message following the meeting of Dodona with the Ambassador of Russia in Moldova Farit Mukhametshin.

On Tuesday at the airport of the Moldovan capital, was detained Executive producer at VGTRK Marina Safronova and commentator of TV channel «Zvezda» Alexei Aircraft, as they, according to the Moldovan authorities had not indicated the purpose of the visit. As reported by RIA Novosti Deputy General Director of «Star» Maxim Dodonov, Samoletova it was announced that he will be deported from Moldova.

Earlier, the Moldovan authorities have repeatedly denied entry to Russian journalists. In particular, Chisinau refused entry to a large group of representatives of the Russian media, including RIA Novosti, NTV, REN TV, Life and other media. In late July of this year in Moldova did not let a group of Russian artists who were to take part in events to mark the 25th anniversary of the peacekeeping operation in Transnistria.