The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation is aware of the situation with the journalist of "Novaya Gazeta" Paul Kanygin, which, according to the newspaper, arrested in the Donbass, said Deputy Director of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Tuesday on the Internet representation " appeared a letter in which informed about the detention within the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic special the journalists in the Donbass Paul kanygina. According to the newspaper, now the issue of his deportation to the Russian Federation.
"I saw a message on the Internet office of" Novaya Gazeta ". Without a doubt, for protection of the Russian correspondents will be made all the right steps, "said foreign Ministry Commissioner" Russian news service ".
Zakharov added that in the Russian international Ministry would like to obtain as much information as possible from the "Novaya Gazeta" about the incident with Kaniguram.
Kanygin, informs the print edition, was charged that he worked not to the " Novaya Gazeta ", and on one of the Ukrainian media. The base for this was found in the journalist business card Ukrainian journalist by the name of Matsuga, writes the print edition.