In Simferopol, armed men captured ATR journalist and operator
On March 18, in Simferopol a group of armed men took hostage the journalist Ibrayim Umerov and operator from the Crimean TV channel ATR. This incident happened on the territory of the car showroom «Bohdan Auto», which was captured by a dozen of armed masked men. Earlier, the ATR showed live several armed men running in the direction of the TV channel's filming crew. After that the men armed with assault rifles started to make threats, the camera started shaking and the broadcasting stopped.