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In Kyiv, activist of "Right sector" punched Kotsaba

13.12.2017, 18:00
In Kyiv, the fighter of Volunteer Ukrainian Corps “Right Sector” Oleksiy Byk punched the journalist of TV channel News One Ruslan Kotsaba in the face at the time of performance by the latter of his professional duties. Oleksiy Byk published the video of his attack on his Facebook page, Channel 24 reports. The incident took place on December 12 near metro station “Khreshchatyk”, in the city center. The video was published without sound, so it is impossible to understand the details. Later Byk mentioned that his actions were not planned in advance. In his comment for IMI, Ruslan Kotsaba reported that he was conducted a blitz-survey "Half a year of visa-free travels". According to Kotsaba, he was interviewing the people who were passing by when he was approached by two men and one girl. They started to accuse him calling "Kremlin agent", and then punched him unexpectedly. However, Kotsaba said he managed to block the punch and was not injured. He filed an official complaint to the police about this incident.
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