Colleagues special photographer MIA "Russia today" Andrew Stenina, who died exactly a year earlier in the South-East of Ukraine In the performance of editorial tasks, from the morning began to lay flowers at the memorial plaque at the entrance to the Agency.
at the memorial - large bouquets, carnations, roses, citizens suit, laying flowers.
Andrei Stenin went missing In the performance of editorial tasks at the beginning of August 2014 in the vicinity of the town of Snizhne in the Donetsk region, where the Ukrainian Military conducted a special operation against militias. General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev on September 3 announced the capture of data of the RF IC, indicating that the journalist died as a result of the shelling of the convoy of Ukrainian soldiers on August 6. For courage and heroism In the performance of professional duty, Stenin was awarded the Order of Courage of the Russian Federation posthumously.
Stenin was started in journalism as a reporter writing. Choosing later to become a military photojournalist, he continued succinctly and powerfully to write about the war, but for yourself. In this case, being a photographer MIA "Russia today", he not only imparted to editors photos of the hot spots of Syria, Donbass, Libya, but also dictated from this place news. Often because of its operational communications subscribers of the Agency first learned about what is happening in conflict zones.
A plaque in memory of Stenin appeared at the entrance to the Agency MIA "Russia today" on the day of his 34th birthday, on December 22, 2014. On the Board profile of Andrew and the inscription: "Photojournalist Andrei Stenin A. killed In the line of professional duty under the Donetsk 06. 08. 2014 ".