A memorial event in memory of who died in the Donbas a year earlier, the photojournalist Andrei Stenin has begun at the site of his death near the town of Snow, reports from the event, the journalist Last news .
on a place there are several dozen people, among them colleagues Stenina, as well as Deputy head of the people's Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Denis Pushilin.
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.
on Thursday authorized Investigation Department of Russia Vladimir Markin said that Kiev is deliberately hiding information about the details of the death Stenina and other correspondents in the Donbas 6 August 2014.
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.
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.