MIA "Russia today" holds its own journalistic disclosure of the details of the special death of photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who died exactly a year earlier in the South-East of Ukraine In the performance of editorial tasks, said on Thursday the chief editor of the Agency Margarita Simonyan.
"We are conducting the trial, its results are mounted in a 13-minute video, there all in great detail," said Simonyan on media press conference " correspondent in the hot spots: the cost of truth ", dedicated to Tenino.
in her expressions, the video testimony of witnesses and interviews already posted on the Internet representation of the Agency and in Youtube.
"taking into account what is currently happening in Ukraine and in General between the two countries, of course, there is no guarantee that the perpetrators of this horrendous slaughter, it's a tragedy, and this penalty will ever be found and justice will be done. Anyway We will do everything for this, and I know that if justice is not done by human hands, we know God will do " - said the chief editor of the Agency.
according to the information Department for the protection of correspondents in the world in 2014 was forcibly deprived of life 61 journalist, and in 2015 - 38.
"currently the name Stenina whole world knows. We have established a competition, the whole year passed and will host many events, which will further perpetuate the memory of this man and will not allow anyone to forget it and won't let anyone forget what is happening on this small plot of ground, ripped to shreds, it is unclear why and with unclear consequences, and it is unclear when it will end, " - said the chief editor of the Agency.
Simonyan also said that a news Agency MIA "Russia today" TV channel RT often send their correspondents to war." I must say that similar conditions as in the Ukraine, and similar victims, both in Ukraine and similar hazards, both in Ukraine has never been in one hot spot, which We covered at least in my memory, nor in Libya, nor in Iraq, nor in Dagestan ", - she emphasized.
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 - they dictated from this place news. Often because of its operational communications subscribers of the Agency first learned about what is happening in conflict zones.