Non-governmental organization, the Committee of protection of correspondents (CPJ) condemned on Tuesday the murder of Russian correspondents Igor Igor and Anton Voloshin.
" We condemn the murder of Igor Igor and Anton Voloshin, and again call upon all parties to the conflict in the East of Ukraine to allow the media to work safely, " said program coordinator Europe and Central Asia Nina Ognianova." Eastern Ukraine became one of the most dangerous for journalists in the world. Danger begin from the war and the cross-fire and end conscious intervention, violence, kidnapping and even murder ", she added.
Non-governmental organization also said that to date in the process of the fall lost his life at least two journalists - Italian Andrea Roselli and His Russian translator Andrei Mironov, came under mortar shelling in the area of Slavyansk on may 24. Among other incidents in the CPJ said the detention of the Ukrainian authorities film crew of TV channel " Zvezda " and the message of detention by militia in Donetsk journalist Alexander Peremota.
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 confirming the death Voloshin appeared on the Internet representative office of " Vesti ". The operator Viktor Denisov, who was not injured in the shelling, identified in a morgue body Voloshin.
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.