In the Union of correspondents of Russia (UJR) expressed condolences to the family And relatives of those killed in Ukraine correspondents And believe that the Ukrainian colleagues are obliged to show solidarity And Express their own mass protest such killings, said Fins news the head of the international Department of the Russian Union of journalists Timur Shafir.
on Thursday in Kiev was forcibly deprived of life of the famous Ukrainian journalist Oles Buzina. The Metropolitan police stated that two unknown persons in masks shot and killed the Elder in front of his house in Kiev, the suspects In a violent deprivation of the life caught, opened the case under the criminal code according to section " premeditated murder ". On Wednesday in Kiev from firearms was forcibly deprived of his life by the people's Deputy of the 5th convocation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the former ruling Party of regions Oleg Kalashnikov. On the first day of the week, April 13, in Kiev, was forcibly deprived of life, another journalist Sergey Shobak.
"And yesterday's murder of a Kalashnikov, And today's murder Olesya, And murder Shabaka April 13, very similar to the purposeful destruction of disagree. In General, I would like to nourish the hope that despite all the tragedy of the situation, she will have the opportunity to give a chance to the Ukrainian colleagues to show solidarity And to protest such killings regardless of political views, " said Shafir.
"We very much hope that these killings of our colleagues - Olesya Elderberry, Sergei Shabaka is not fact, it will be given a single mass correlated response. If reporters don't say its not, about the future of Ukrainian journalism will be possible to speak with some degree of sadness, " added the head of the Department.