The public chamber of Russia (OP) advocates that the Ukrainian authorities immediately release correspondent of TV channel " Zvezda ", arrested under Slavonic, said 1st Deputy Secretary OP Vladislav Grib.
the reporters of Russian TV channel " Zvezda "coordinated by the Ministry of defence, disappeared after a search, conducted by the national guard under Ukraine on the way to Slavyansk. The operator Andrey Susenkov and sound engineer Anton Malyshev, travelling under Slavonic, ceased to contact on the last working day of the week. Correspondents were going to cover the inauguration of Peter Poroshenko. The national guard under stated that correspondents caught and handed over to the SBU.
" We urge the Ukrainian Leadership immediately release correspondent of TV channel " Star ". We believe that constant seizures correspondents and the rights of civilians not contribute to the settlement of the situation, and instead lead to further escalation of the conflict, " said the Fungus, quoted by the press service of the house.
1-St Deputy Secretary OP said that, unfortunately, the OSCE is not conducive to the normalization of the situation in the East of Ukraine." at the moment there are no guarantees of protection of the right to an open and objective data is not ensured the safety of the reporters ", said he.
on the First day weekend the Russian foreign Ministry condemned the actions of the Ukrainian authorities regarding correspondents, most of authorized mass media from Russia. Moscow has expressed strong dissatisfaction with the arrest of correspondent of TV channel " Zvezda " and called on Kiev to stop illegal actions against the Russian and foreign journalistic groups. According to the foreign Ministry, to search and release of journalists of the TV channel " Zvezda " has connected the residence of the Russian Ambassador in Kiev.
The management of the TV channel " Zvezda " filed a petition to release the seized correspondents to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.