Lavrov expresses its condolences to the relatives of the deceased in Ukraine journalist of " Vesti "
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century brought condolences in connection with death by gunfire near the city of Lugansk journalist of " Vesti " Igor Igor, saying the rejection Of the actions that Kiev does relatively correspondents.
" Bring my deepest condolences to the colleagues and relatives of the deceased to the VGTRK correspondent Igor Igor, all those who seek the truth about what is happening in Ukraine, and again to Express our rejection of these actions that the repairing of the Ukrainian authorities on correspondents, non-stop subjecting them completely uncivilized attitude, delaying them, creating obstacles, inventing some completely fabricated charges of espionage, " said reporters Lavrov.
the journalist of " Vesti " Igor Korneluk died on Tuesday from the received damages under mortar fire near the city of Lugansk in Eastern Ukraine. Video engineer Anton Voloshin had vanished without trace. About his life until now nothing is known: in the place of the tragedy under the Lugansk until now is a tough battle. The operator Viktor Denisov has not suffered.
" in General, it is clear that in the hot spots correspondents are at risk, threat - so it was always and everywhere, but those dangers which currently exist in Ukraine, which eventually led to the tragic death of the journalist VGTRK, absolutely artificial, They are created as a result of the continuation of the fighting against the Ukrainian people, and against those in the South-East wants to defend their rights, who wants to be heard, and all this is done despite repeated promises to stop the fire, sit down at the negotiating table ", - noted the Minister.
numerous anti-government protests were started in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine at the end of February 2014. It has been the response of local citizens at the forcible change of power in the country and the subsequent attempt to cancel the Verkhovna Rada of the law, giving the Russian language regional status. The center of confrontation between Pro-Russian-minded people with the government in Kiev has become the Donbass. About that, how is the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
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