The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin today held a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and focused attention on the need of unconditional safety of authorized mass media in Ukraine, said press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
" the head countries discussed current issues of bilateral Russian-Ukrainian relations. He discussed the issue of a possible cease-fire in the war zone in the South-East of Ukraine, " said Sands.
" Centuries Putin expressed his concern in connection with the tragic death of the Russian correspondents in the area of Lugansk and focused attention on the need of unconditional safety of authorized mass media operating in Ukraine in the area of conflict ", - noticed Sands.
the journalist of " Vesti " Igor Korneluk died on Tuesday from the received damages under mortar fire near the city of Lugansk in Eastern Ukraine. His colleague, engineer Anton Voloshin had been missing. On Tuesday evening a letter with confirmation of death Voloshin appeared on the Internet representative office of " Vesti ". The operator of " Vesti " Viktor Denisov identified in a morgue body Voloshin.
" Petro Poroshenko expressed condolences in connection with death of the authorized Russian media and assured Putin that by His instruction will be conducted by appropriate proceedings, and taken the necessary measures to maintain the safety of the reporters ", said press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.
numerous anti-government protests were started in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine at the end of February 2014. It has been the response of local citizens at the forcible change of power in the country and the subsequent attempt to cancel the Verkhovna Rada of the law, giving the Russian language regional status. The center of confrontation between Pro-Russian-minded people with the government in Kiev has become the Donbass. About that, how is the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
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