Russia urges to rectify the unacceptable situation in the OSCE and to give leadership positions in the organization the representatives of the CIS countries, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
As Zakharova said at a briefing Thursday, July 18 is the deadline of the office of the Secretary General of the OSCE Thomas Greminger, Director of the Bureau for democratic institutions and human rights, high Commissioner on national minorities, representative on freedom of the media.
UNESCO in response to the appeal of the MIA "Russia today" on the situation around Sputnik Estonia stated that it will continue to support the rights of the press to receive and share information and different ideas.
In January MIA "Russia today" sent a statement on the situation around Estonia Sputnik International Federation of journalists (IFJ), UNESCO and the "Reporters without borders" (RSF). In the text of the letters signed by the Executive Director of MIA "Russia today", eks-the head of RIA news Ukraine Kirill Wyszynski stated that MIA "Russia today" by directing your request asking for a review of discriminatory policy against Sputnik Estonia and are ready to offer a proper assessment of this unprecedented violation of liberty, and asks to take measures to ensure the rights of reporters to fulfill their professional duty.