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In the East, two journalist of Russian TV channel «Zvezda» got detained

10.06.2014, 11:46

On June 6, in Donetsk region Ukrainian military detained Andriy Susheknov and Anton Malyshev, journalists of the Russian TV channel «Zvezda» connected to the Russian Ministry of Defense. According to the press service of the National Guard of Ukraine, these correspondents are suspected of spying and collecting information about Ukrainian checkpoints. They had on them documents that confirmed their accreditation with the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. They were transferred to the Security Service of Ukraine for further investigation.

On June 8, both journalists were handed to the Russian border patrol on the border with Belgorod oblast of Russia to be sent to Moscow. 

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