The monument at the grave of photographer MIA "Russia today" Andrew Stenina, who died in the performance of editorial tasks in the South-East of Ukraine, was opened on the anniversary of his death.
the opening ceremony of the monument took place on Troekurov cemetery, where civil funeral was held, which was attended by relatives Stenina, close colleagues and managers of the Agency, informs RIA " news ".
The monument is a complex architectural form, which consists of allegorical piece of paper and the lens: a piece of paper with his profile breaks the plane and symbolizes his sudden and tragic departure, and the lens is a symbol of his professional activity, because almost all his professional career he worked as a photojournalist. In addition, the chief editor of the MIA "Russia today" Margarita Simonyan said that the city is going to call the school name Andrew Stenina." at the present time in Donetsk the school will be named, at least they are going to call it by the name of Andrei Stenin ", 0 Simonyan told. Andrei Stenin has ceased to communicate on 5 August 2014. Later, the source said that Stenin, according to one version, housed in the SBU. On 3 September, the Investigative Committee officially confirmed that the missing in Ukraine photographer Andrei Stenin died. A tragic event played out in the last month of summer during the shelling by the Ukrainian army column of immigrants. The General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselyov said that the car in which Stenin was riding on an editorial assignment, was shot and burned on the highway. Remember, reporters working in Ukraine with risk for life. The main source of danger for them were Ukrainian troops. From the actions of the security forces have lost their lives Workers VGTRK Igor Korneluk and Anton Voloshin, the operator First channel Anatoly Klyan, Italian journalist Andy Rokkelli and his translator Andrei Miron. On 19 March the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin declared a personal boycott of Russian media. On the same day it was announced that the Russian journalist of "5th channel" of Leonid Arabiavidio from the territory of Ukraine and barred him from entering the country for 5 years. On 5 March, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine has suspended the accreditation of the Russian media.