In Donetsk lost the crew of “Rain”. Correspondents of the TV channel Sergey Argentov and Vasily Polonsky stopped communicating, said in a statement on the website “Rain”.
Polonsky managed to inform the editors that they were detained by people who called themselves officials of the Ministry of state security of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic.
However, in the Ministry on a call from the office of the TV channel said that no arrests on Friday, November 25, the Agency did not produce.
On the eve of the journalists working on the territory of the DNI. They, in particular, recorded interview with a former Secretary of the security Council DND Alexander Khodakovsky.
According to Khodakovsky, journalists, perhaps, detained for preventive discussions, as press Secretary to the Prime Minister DND Alexander Zakharchenko “has exceeded the powers and has given accreditation to journalists” without the knowledge of his boss.
On the territory of the so-called Donetsk people’s Republic, journalists of “Rain” came from the Ukraine. The crew received accreditation for work in Donetsk as the Ukrainian security Service and the Ministry of information DND, the report said “Rain”.
Later Advisor to the head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko writer Zakhar Prilepin said that the crew of TV channel “Rain” will be all right. “There are no problems special. Now understand, and tomorrow morning everything will be fine. Just released in the morning or half an hour. Release just, bye. All will be well. I called, I was told that everything is fine, no problems. All is well”, – quotes the radio station “Echo of Moscow”.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, in turn, said that currently the office finds out circumstances of the incident with journalists of “Rain”.
The source of the journalists of the Agency “Interfax” in Donetsk, meanwhile, explained that a film crew of TV channel “Rain” was detained on suspicion of violation of the legislation of DNR, and it is possible that reporters will be deported to Russia.