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"1+1" claims mayor's supporters impeded TSN journalists

19.04.2016, 14:11

The TV channel “1+1” claims that on April 16, the participants of the rally near Pecherskyi district court  in Kyiv city related to detention of Vyshhorod mayor Oleksiy Momot, threatened the filming crew of the channel's news program, TSN, and impeded the journalists’ work. This information was published at the channel's website. The mayor's supporters were unhappy because they disliked many of the news materials published by the news service before, accusing them of biased and untrue reports. The rally members did not let to conduct an online report from the site, surrounding the cameraman and the journalist. The TV channel considers filing a complaint to the police for impeding the journalists’ work.

For the context, on April 14 Vyshhorod mayor Oleksiy Momot was arrested for accepting a bribe by the Security Service of Ukraine officers and Prosecutor's Office representatives. 

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