Moscow was outraged by the attempt of recruitment in Ukraine of the journalist Vysokovich
Moscow. June 3. INTERFAX.RU — the Russian foreign Ministry called the Ukrainian security services attempt to recruit a correspondent of the Russian news Agency Irina Vysokovich evidence that in Ukraine there is no freedom of expression.
“On June 2 it became known that the Ukrainian security Service tried to recruit a correspondent of RIA Novosti in Lithuania Irina Vysokovich arrived in the Ukrainian Kherson to cover the trial in the case of the head of the portal “RIA Novosti-Ukraine” Kirill Vyshinsky, who was arrested on an absurd charge of treason in the framework of fabricated criminal case,” — said in comments to the Agency.
“This incident is another confirmation of the fact that freedom of expression in Ukraine ceased to exist, — said the Russian foreign Ministry. — Direct pressure, threats, provocation of special services, physical violence and political councils are forms of cooperation between the Ukrainian regime with the journalistic community.”
“We demand the immediate release of Vyshinsky and to remove all charges against him — said in comments. — Encourage relevant international organizations and the international community to properly respond to the situation with Vysokovich”.