UNESCO strongly condemns the murder of cameraman of the First channel Anatoly Clan, said the company's Director General of the United Nations on education, science and culture Irina Bokova during the meeting with the member of the Federation Council Vitaly Ignatenko.
Irina Bokova were asked to give their sincere condolences to the family of the operator of the First channel Anatoly Clan, who died When fulfilling their professional duty, ITAR-TASS reported." I strongly condemn the murder of the Russian journalist, " She said.- Our organization has developed a special program for the protection of correspondents. It will provide the most severe measures to those, who impede the professional activities of correspondents ". In its own statement to the UNESCO, the Council of Federation expresses " serious concern about the continuing repression of the Ukrainian authorities concerning the Russian correspondents." Political censorship established the ruling regime in Ukraine grew into the terror relative to foreign correspondents. Steel trend violent seizure of correspondents, their torture and murder, - is reported in the text of the appeal.- The most glaring was the murder of 17 June 2014 members of the crew all-Russian state television and radio broadcasting Organization of journalist Igor Igor's and engineer Anton Voloshin, who lost their lives as a result of shelling of the Ukrainian military under Lugansk "." Policy that came to power in Ukraine in the result of an armed coup have a panic fear of media workers and ready to do anything to hinder the activities of the mass media, whose position does not coincide with the opinion of the Ukrainian leadership, " pay attention to the letter. The Federation Council considers it important that UNESCO has condemned the arbitrariness of the Ukrainian authorities concerning the Russian correspondents, as well as to the UN drew the attention of international companies correspondents on the numerous facts of violations of rights of correspondents in Ukraine ". Remember, the first day of the week it was announced that in Donetsk of the Ukrainian security forces shot dead the operator of the First channel Anatoly Clan. The General Prosecutor's office of the Donetsk national Republic has already instituted proceedings on the criminal code on the fact of murder Clan. The Prime Minister DND Alexander Borodai said that the situation, which resulted died journalist, was initiated by a certain initiative group without the knowledge of the authorities DND. Later, the Investigative Committee of Russia and the Prosecutor's office of the Donetsk region also instituted proceedings on the criminal code on the fact of death of Anatoly Clan. He was 68 years, 40 of which he dedicated to the TV. We emphasize that the majority of Russian users should now work in Ukraine with risk for life. Many times they came under fire from the Ukrainian law-enforcers, and on July 17 artillery strike led to the death of workers VGTRK Igor Igor and Anton Voloshin. In addition, Russian correspondents several times been arrested from the participants of the military operation in Kyiv.