Ivan Zakharchenko. The Committee of protection of correspondents tried to convince all parties in the Donetsk region to provide safe operation of media workers, according to a released on the last working day of the week the statement of the non-governmental international organizations.
" We urge all parties to the conflict in Donetsk to allow journalists to work safely and without interference, and urge the Ukrainian authorities to draw to responsibility attacking the press ", - is noted in the statement.
first in the Russian capital said farewell to the dead in the Ukraine, the correspondent of " Vesti " Igor Igor's and engineer VGTRK Anton Voloshin. They were killed by mortar fire near the villages of Metalist and Peaceful near the city of Lugansk in Eastern Ukraine. The Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed Lugansk people's Republic Vasily Nikitin said that aimed fire from mortars led the national guard under. The Ukrainian side is their version of the incident was not during the day. First of murder of the correspondent has recognized illegal in the United Nations and other international, non-governmental and human rights organizations.
in may, the Committee of protection of correspondents already urged the authorities in Kiev to fulfill promises to protect journalists once three reporters were fired during the bloodshed in Odessa.
on June 16, under the Slavic unidentified, which included a photographer Last news Andrei Stenin, a freelance worker videoamanda Ruptly Russian RT Andrew and getting settled at the journalists of the newspaper " Komsomolskaya Pravda " Alexander Kots and Dmitry Steshin. As a result of bombardment nobody has suffered.
on June 14, television channel " Star " said About the detention of their correspondents in Ukraine. Journalist Evgeny Davydov and sound engineer Nikita Konashenkov were caught in Dnepropetrovsk, they kept the Workers of the security service of Ukraine. on June 16, reporters were released and flew to the capital of Russia. About other cases of emergency with the Russian media in Ukraine, see