A Criminal Case Has Been Initiated Over Attempted Murder of a Rossiya Segodnya News Agency Reporter in the LPR

The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has initiated a criminal case on the grounds of a crime under Part 3, Article 144 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (obstruction of the legal professional activities of a journalist, combined with violence), Part 3, Article 30, Paragraphs a, b, Part 2, Article 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (attempted murder of two or more persons in connection with the implementation of their professional activities).

It has been established that servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired at a car with a driver and a reporter of the Rossiya Segodnya News Agency on the Starobelsk-Rubezhnoye highway of the Lugansk People’s Republic. The journalist was preparing media stories covering the conduct of a special military operation by the Russian military.

Investigators of the IC of Russia, in cooperation with their colleagues from the law enforcement agencies of the LPR, are taking actions aimed at identifying the persons involved in the commission of this crime.

24 May 2022 11:03

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