In Horlovka, editor-in-chief of online TV advised his journalists to hide because of refusal to cooperate with separatists
The editor-in-chief of Horlovka online TV “Smena” Oleh Poplavskyi declared that he is aware of preparations of an attack against the regional mass media by the pro-Russian activists. Because of this, he closed the editorial office and advised the journalists to hide. According to him, the separatists received an order to buy those whom they can, and close down the rest of the local media outlets. He says that he himself received an offer to take a high office, but after refusal they advised him to leave the city.