Kryvyi Rih: Unknown beat journalist of TRK "Rudana"
February 13, 2017 - Uknown brutally beat Volodymyr Kuropiatnyk, a guest editor of the municipal TRC "Rudana" at the evening in Kryvyi Rih (Dnipropetrovsk region). The channel reports.
The attack occurred near the house of a journalist.
"Unidentified approached with a request to "give a cigarette" and almost immediately they started to beat me in my face and legs. Noteworthy that the attackers did not take wallet, phone, absolutely nothing,"- the TV channel said, refering to it's head Natalia Vlasova.
In a comment to the IMI representative in Dnipropetrovsk oblast Volodymyr Kuropiatnyk told that he connects the attack with the conflict with his former employer, but not with his journalistic activities.
Police opened criminal proceedings under the Article 125, Part 1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - deliberate minor body injuries. Kryvyi Rih City police is investigating the case.