Crimean Separatists Assault Journalists, Seizing their Professional Equipment
On 11.03.2014, at the Crimean border, an aggravated robbery was committed against the film crew of the “ТК SKY TG 24” Italian television channel. Similar cases have become common on the Crimean peninsula in parallel with the start of the occupation by Russian armed forces. Journalists are no longer allowed to enter Crimea, being robbed, beaten and even kidnapped – all in order to prevent their objective coverage of the true situation in the region.
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