Journalist with Ukrainian citizenship Andrei Zakharchuk, collaborated with the Russian information Agency " pink news ", released in the process of exchange of prisoners within the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic, the Agency reports.
first it was rumored that Zakharchuk arrived to Ukraine February 2, and February 10, was put behind bars by the Ukrainian security service. The Mykolaiv oblast Prosecutor's office stated that Zakharchuk suspected Ukrainian authorities treason, was taken into custody. Later, the self-proclaimed head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter said about the intention to offer the Ukrainian side to give the journalist Zakharchuk in exchange for captured by the militia captured soldiers of the Ukrainian army.
"Andrei Zakharchuk released and sent to St. Petersburg. Data about the release of Andrei officially confirmed TV journalist who also had a chance to talk with our correspondent, " the
according to the Agency, He wants to return to St. Petersburg, to get a residence permit in the Russian Federation or political asylum and continue his professional career.
Zakharchuk Agency "pink news" covered sports and social events of St. Petersburg, was engaged in road transport subjects and culture. He periodically traveled to the Ukraine and visited there relatives and friends.
As previously reported, February 2, Zakharchuk went to Ukraine, and before that, said about what is going to ride in a few Ukrainian cities." Pink news " gave him an assignment to write a few essays on living How we live today, the citizens of Ukraine that they are worried, As they solve the economic problems in the current situation. No jobs on the theme of war and the most on the subject of wealth, military industry of Ukraine Zakharchuk was authorized.