The head of the media holding " Red Star " Alexey Pimanov called " blatant lie " statements of nazvanii of Ukraine about the Fact that the Detainees her Russian correspondents were spying on the roadblock in Slavyansk.
" What now declare the Ukrainian authorities, SBU - joint guys caught for Something they Like watching checkpoints is a blatant lie. We know this for sure, and quite legally declare that joint correspondents were driving past the checkpoint in the direction of Slavyansk. They kept there for two hours, I learned a very long time, who they were checking documents, called to Kyiv and asked officially whether they crossed the border, and So on. Once again, I Wish to officially declare the information which is currently comes from the SBU is a blatant lie " - noticed the Pimanov, quoted by the website of the TV channel. Before the first day of the weekend, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation asked in a persistent form immediately release correspondents " Stars ". Remember, in the last working day of the television channel " Star " told about the loss under the Slavic his two correspondents who were on a business trip, operator Andrey Sosenkova engineer Anton Malyshev. Later it turned out that they were caught at the checkpoint on nazvanii. According to an eyewitness, during the detention they put on the heads of the bags and put it on his knees. According to one version, They were able to take in Kharkiv. As told in nazvanii, correspondents tied on suspicion of " gathering information for the organization of service at the checkpoint." Detainees transferred to the SSU. The question of liberation of correspondents has been the residence of the Russian Ambassador. Remember, on may 18 the national guard under under Kramatorsk on charges of " promoting terrorism " were captured reporters LifeNews Oleg Sidyakin and Marat Zaichenko. They managed to release only a week later due to the intervention of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. The Ukrainian authorities in different ways try to obstruct the work of the correspondents from Russia. So, for the last period of time, the cases of refusal of the Russian reporters at the entrance to Ukraine. And on the last working day of the week the Ukrainian people's choice Oleg Lyashko was expelled from the Parliament of Ukraine crew of the Russian TV channel RTR, accusing it of " Russian espionage and in a lie ". The Russian authorities many times expressed indignation on this issue, considering it a limitation of the freedom of speech and demanding to stop such practices. on may 30, the OSCE representative on freedom of the media Mijatovic acknowledged that in the East of Ukraine is the main issue is the security of correspondents, in addition, are continuing Their detention, they are refused access to the site of the country.