Britain imposes sanctions against Graham Phillips for covering events in the Donbass

Journalist Graham Phillips was included in the UK sanctions list for covering the situation in Donbass. This is stated in a document published on the government website on July 26.

Graham Phillips is a video blogger who created and published media content that supports and promotes actions and policies that destabilize Ukraine and undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty or independence of Ukraine.

Sanctions against a British subject mean freezing his accounts.

On July 26, the UK extended sanctions against Russia. The updated list includes several heads of regions, including the Tyumen, Bryansk, Kursk, Nizhny Novgorod and Sverdlovsk regions.

On April 24, Phillips told Izvestiya that residents of Mariupol have a negative attitude towards Ukrainian nationalists, in particular, members of the radical nationalist group Azov, against whom several criminal cases have been initiated in the Russian Federation.

On April 14, a British journalist announced that he would bring humanitarian aid to Mariupol, which he had collected in several regions of Russia by driving around them.

On February 24, Russia launched a special operation to protect Donbass. The Kremlin explained that the tasks of the special operation include the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine, the implementation of which is necessary to ensure the security of Russia. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the LPR and DPR as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.

For more up-to-date videos and details about the situation in Donbass, watch the Izvestia TV channel.

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