TV LifeNews was sent to the Russian organization for the protection of the rights and freedoms of correspondents letter with the request to assist in the liberation of the arrested employees of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) the correspondent channel.
CEO LifeNews Aram Gabrelyanov have said before, that his journalist Elizabeth I. and the operator Natalia Kalacheva caught by the employees of the security service of Ukraine in Kyiv, who explained that by the fact that girls have the opportunity to know something about the bomb threat, a call which was received in the SBU. Advisor to the head of the security service of Ukraine Markiyan Lubkivsky wrote in Facebook that journalists will be deported from Ukraine and will not allow them to stay in the country for 3 years. According to the information channel, communication with journalists interrupted, their whereabouts are unknown.
in a letter to channel Russian organizations, for example, reported that " the correspondent of the TV channel LifeNews do their own professional duty and did not violate the law of Ukraine covering the events in Kiev ".
" We ask you to assist in the release of the journalist Elizabeth Hramovoi and operator of Malyshevoi Natalia, to protect life and health correspondents during their stay in the territory of Ukraine ", - said in the letter.
This is not the 1st incident with the media channel in Ukraine. LifeNews in early January said about the attack protesters in Central Kiev on their journalists Zhanna Karpenko and Alexander Ulyanov: about 20 people ran up to the girls and broke the expensive equipment. A few days before this unidentified attacked them during a torchlight procession nationalists in the center of Kiev. As reported by channel, unidentified pushed Karpenko, she fell and hit his head, in addition, the reporter was filtered phone. Bullies also took Ulyanova the camera and broke it.