Lviv journalist Yuri Leliasvky got captured again
The Lviv journalist and freelancer correspondent for ZIK, Yuri Leliasvky got captured again – this time of the territory of the Anti-Terrorist operation in Luhanska oblast. This was reported on Jul 24 by his friend, Lviv journalist Vlad Yakushev, according to whom, on July 23 Yuri called him and told he was joining a group of priests of different denominations going to the frontline. They successfully got by a Luhansk People’s Republic’s checkpoint but later Leliavsky sent Yakushev a text message that they got detained by Don Kassaks under command of Kozitsyn, and that was the last contact with him.
On April 26, the journalist was captured in Sloviansk when filming and kept in the separatists’ captivity 15 days.