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Journalist of media outlet of Cherkasy, “Kropyva”, reported that he was threatened after publication of material

Journalist of media outlet of Cherkasy, “Kropyva”, Oleksandr Bezprozvannyi, reported that on March 9 he received a text message with threats from the head of public council under Cherkaska Oblast State Administration, Yevheniy Glebov. He reported IMI about this incident.

According to the journalist, her received message with threats after Yevheniy Glebov was mentioned in one of his publications, the one as of March 6, 2018 – “Activists” of out-of-grace MP are glad about criminal record of ecologist”.

“In several days after the publication, that was related to the conflict between the former of State Ecology Inspection and a group of civil activists headed by Glebovthe latter sent me a message with something that can be qualified as threats…”, Oleksandr Bezprozvannyi said. Also, the messages warned him against showing up at official events of Oblast Administration, threatening to “chase him away” if he shows up/

The journalist decided not to inform the police about this.

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