The head of RIA Novosti-Ukraine arrested

Руководителя РИА Новости-Украина арестовали

Kirill Vyshinsky arrested for two months

The head of the RIA Novosti news Agency-Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky, who was detained on the eve in Kiev, the court in Kherson were detained.

The court in Kherson has arrested for two months the head of the RIA Novosti news Agency-Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky. This is with reference to the head of the Agency Andrei Borodin said on Thursday, may 17, RBC.

Recall, Vyshinsky was detained near his home in Kiev, on Tuesday, may 15, and then it was transferred to Kherson. On the same day, in the edition of RIA Novosti-Ukraine were searched. Also the searches came to the correspondent of the Agency Lyudmila Lysenko.

The Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine noted that the staff of RIA Novosti-Ukraine is suspected of treason. In turn, Vyshinsky said that the treason charges are not baseless.

The Russian foreign Ministry called the actions of Ukrainian law enforcement officers are unacceptable. Embassy of Russia in Kiev sent in the Ukrainian foreign Ministry a note of protest. The OSCE expressed concern about the incident.

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