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St. Petersburg. According to the WDR, the ARD journalist for the EM games in St. Petersburg after a "background screening" was deprived of approval. The WDR speaks of "restriction of the press freedom".
The ARD journalist Robert Kempe has been deprived of admission to EM games in St. Petersburg, according to WDR. "We see a restriction of the freedom of the press that is unacceptable to us," said WDR editor-in-chief Elli, according to a message from the station. According to a "background screening", Russian authorities rejected an accreditation of Kempe. According to the European Football Union (UEFA), the accreditation of the award-winning authors continues to be valid for the other ten venues of the European Championship.
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WDR editor-in-chief Ehni demanded Education of Russia in the matter. Kempe has to get free access to the EM sites in St. Petersburg. Since the journalist is not easier for a visa because of the lack of accreditation, the transmitter strives for other entry opportunities for him.
Three years ago, the ARD-DopingExperte Hajo was grabbed the visa for the entry to the football World Cup to Russia. This decision was returned by Russia - even at international pressure. After massive warnings of German security authorities, the journey said, however. Seppelt had contributed significantly to the clarification of the systematic sports fraud in Russia and was therefore committed to the World Cup host country.
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also Kempe had critically illuminated the World Cup in Russia and the work of the International Olympic Committee in the past in Documentations. He has been working for WDR and ARD for ten years. "Robert Kempe is an excellent and unpredicted journalist," said the WDR editor-in-chief. (dpa)
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