In Kharkiv, journalist's car was burned
A journalist from Kharkiv, editor of the information portal Insider Info, staff correspondent of the agency Crimean news Ihor Rusin is assured that his car was set on fire, Depo.Kharkiv reports. Rusin himself said this in his comment for the media outlet's correspondent. According to him, his car VAZ-21140, manufactured in 2006, which he purchased recently, on July 25, burned on the eve of July 30 in the yard of an apartment building in microdistrict (housing complex) 602 in Kharkiv. Information about the fire was received by the State Emergency Service at 1:59 a.m. Rusin said that neighbors told him about the fire at 2:26 a.m. The emergency response workers arrived and put out fire at 2:59 a.m. The journalist emphasized that the emergency service workers assured him that it was not arson. Yet, the car owner adds, the emergecy service experts did not record the testimony that people heard some kind of a popping sound. Also Rusin said that while,according to the expert, fire started near the front right supporting block, there are no electrical devices there that could short-circuit. The car was also refitted for natural gas use and equipped with an alarm system. The journalist estimates his losses as equal to 60 thousand hryvnias. The car owner said he is sure that the car was set on fire on purpose. The journalist said that he would file an official complaint about this to the police. He said that he believes that this incident was due to his professional activities, although there were no direct threats against him. “Still, our site has been under attack for a week. There were two attempts to hack the admin account, and three attempts to hack my account. Too many coincidences”, – Rusin said. In his comment for the regional IMI representative he said: “I will demand to investigate this case, I will emphasize that this arson was related to my job, because in the last week around me and around the website editorial office there was many discussion, and attention”.
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