Pravda.ru

News » Hotspots and Incidents

Ukrainian troops open fire on Russian journalists

12.06.2014 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 

 

Ukrainian troops open fire on Russian journalists. 52943.jpeg
AP photo

Members of the crew of Russia's First Channel came under fire near Slavyansk in Ukraine, the website of the channel said on June 11.

"Today, the crew of the First Channel came under fire in the Donetsk region - they were working in the village of Semyonovka. This is, as they say, the cutting edge of defense of Slavyansk," the message said.

The Ukrainian troops have been shelling Semyonovka for a week already. Residents have left the village and return there only occasionally to check their homes, while Ukrainian armored vehicles shell buildings, reports Interfax.

The journalists came under fire as they were trying to reach the first line of trenches, to interview some of national militia fighters.

Meanwhile, the detention of Russian journalists, their humiliation, making death threats to them has become traditional on the side of the Ukrainian troops.


Luhansk. After Air Strike. Part 2 (of 6)
 

Popular photos

Most popular

New secret documents hold Ukraine responsible for MH17 plane crash
New secret documents hold Ukraine responsible for MH17 plane crash
A Russian newspaper obtained copies of secret documents of the Security Bureau of Ukraine (SBU) about special operations to destroy evidence of mass murder in the sky over the Donbass on July 17, 2014...
Putin's one word sows panic among US journalists
Putin's one word sows panic among US journalists
Vladimir Putin sowed panic and turmoil among American journalists after he promised to expose an audio recording of the talks between US President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...
Рейтинг@Mail.ru Rambler_s_Top100_Service