Radha: eleven correspondents lost their lives last year in the Donbass
Eleven correspondents lost their lives in the past year in the area of military operations in the South-East of Ukraine, said Tuesday the Deputy Chairman of the Department of the Verkhovna Rada on issues of freedom of speech and information policy Sergey Vysotsky at the "round table" on problems of insurance correspondents.
"Eleven commissioners of the media have lost their lives in the area of the antiterrorist operation ", - quotes Happy message Vysotsky.
It is also noted that during 2014, the social organization recorded a total of 286 cases of attacks on correspondents, 40% of them in the area of conducting military operations.
"As noted in the discussion, today, there is a need to improve the law on insurance of commissioners of the media, in the culture of insurance ", - is informed in the report.
The round table addressed the Committee with an initiative to establish a working group of commissioners, the media, insurance companies, government, journalism and public trade Union organizations regarding legislative regulation of insurance correspondents.
in 2014 in the South-East of Ukraine lost his life four Russian journalist: correspondent of the Agency "Russia today" Andrei Stenin, Workers VGTRK Igor Korneluk and Anton Voloshin, the operator First channel Anatoly Klyan. Among the dead in Ukraine correspondents, in addition to 4 from Russia, one from Italy and one from Ukraine.