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    The National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine has expanded the list of Russian media professionals for the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) banned from entering the country, the council’s spokesperson said Thursday.

    MOSCOW, August 28 (RIA Novosti) - The National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council of Ukraine has expanded the list of Russian media professionals for the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) banned from entering the country, the council’s spokesperson said Thursday.

    “Last time the list consisted of 38 people. Now, considering the situation in the country and the current developments, we have expanded this list to include 49 people,” Ukrainian Broadcasting Council Chairman Yuri Artemenko said, adding that the list has already been passed on to the SBU.

    Artemenko also noted that the SBU has already banned more than 20 journalists, whose names were included in the initial version of the list, from entering Ukraine. The list includes the director general of the Russia’s Channel One television station, Konstantin Ernst, the director general of All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK), Oleg Dobrodeev, the director general of the NTV television station, Vladimir Kulistikov, the director general and the editor-in-chief of Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency, Dmitry Kiselev and Margarita Simonyan, as well as journalist Sergei Dorenko and actor Ivan Okhlobystin.

    The full list includes:

    1. Konstantin Ernst, the director general of the Russia’s Channel One television station;

    2. Yulia Chumakova, the Channel One bureau chief;

    3. Zeinalova Irada, the Channel One correspondent and weekly news program host;

    4. Ivan Prozorov, the Channel One bureau in Sochi chief;

    5. Mikhail Leontyev, the Channel One journalist and political analyst;

    6. Ekaterina Andreeva, the Channel One news program host;

    7. Alexander Yevstigneev, the Channel One correspondent;

    8. Vitaly Yeliseyev, the Channel One correspondent;

    9. Petr Tolstoy, the Channel One political program host;

    10. Alexei Efimov, the Channel One general director;

    11. Petr Fedorov, the VGTRK international relations bureau chief;

    12. Oleg Dobrodeyev, the VGTRK general director;

    13. Maksim Kiselyov, the VGTRK political analyst;

    14. Alexander Balitsky, the VGTRK Ukrainian bureau chief;

    15. Sergei Skripnikov, the NTV television station foreign bureau chief;

    16. Yulia Bystritskaya, the TVCI general director;

    17. Yevgeny Popov, the VGTRK Kiev correspondent;

    18. Anton Zlatopolsky, the state television station Rossiya-1 director;

    19. Andrei Kondrashov, the Rossiya-1 news program anchor;

    20. Salima Zarif, the Rossiya-1 news anchor;

    21. Boris Korchevnikov, the Rossiya-1 journalist;

    22. Yevgeny Bekasov, the Rossiya-24 editor-in-chief;

    23. Evelina Zakamskaya, the Rossiya-24 news anchor;

    24. Vitaly Arutyunyan, the Rossiya-24 correspondent;

    25. Vladimir Kulistikov, the NTV general director;

    26. Andrei Kunitsyn, the NTV bureau chief;

    27. Kirill Pozdnyakov, the NTV program host;

    28. Anastasia Litvinova, the NTV correspondent;

    29. Maxim Berezin, the NTV reporter;

    30. Alexei Brodsky, the Peterburg-5 channel general director;

    31. Irina Varlamova, the Ren-TV television channel general director;

    32. Andrei Dobrov, the Ren-TV news anchor;

    33. Dmitry Kiselev, the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency general director;

    34. Margarita Simonyan, the Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency editor-in-chief;

    35. Alexei Pushkov, the TVCI political analyst;

    36. Vera Kuzmina, the TVCI journalist;

    37. Anna Prokhorova, the TVCI news anchor;

    38. Ashot Gabrelyanov, the Life News media general director;

    39. Ermina Kotandzhyan, the Life News news anchor;

    40. Semen Pegov, the Life News correspondent;

    41. Anatoliy Suleimanov, the Life News general director;

    42. Alexei Pimamov, the Zvezda (Star) media director;

    43. Ekaterina Agafonova, the Ren-TV news program host;

    44. Iliya Doronov, the Ren-TV news anchor;

    45. Stanislav Grigoryev, the Ren-TV correspondent;

    46. Vladimir Solovyev, Russian journalist, TV and radio programs host;

    47. Arkady Mamontov, journalist;

    48. Sergei Dorenko, journalist, TV anchor;

    49. Ivan Okhlobystin, Russian actor, film director.

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