Alexey Bogdanovsky. Public Committee of protection of correspondents on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction with the detention in the Donbas special journalist of "Novaya Gazeta" Paul kanygina.
"CPJ condemns detention, ill-treatment and beating of Paul kanygina, which only sought accreditation in order to do their job - to report on the conflict in the East of Ukraine ", - said the coordinator of the programs of the division for Europe and Central Asia Nina Ognianova.
"When a journalist in the way, attack him and drive him from the territory, it only strengthens the opinion, according to which, the Donetsk people's Republic have something to hide," added Ognianova.
first New print edition "stated that Kanygin was captured by the organs of state security" the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic. According to the publication, he was charged that he worked not to the " Novaya Gazeta ", and on one of the Ukrainian media. In the newspaper this charge disputed