The foreign Ministry confirmed the identity of the victims in CAR of Russian journalists
Completed the identification of the victims in the Central African Republic (CAR) Russians. The Russian foreign Ministry confirmed their identities, said the representative of the Ministry Maria Zakharova, the TV channel “Russia 24”.
“Last night was completed the procedure of identification of the bodies, they were three of the Russian citizen. Was confirmed those names that were called in the press (Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguev and Orkhan Jemal.— “Kommersant”)”, — said Ms. Zakharova.
According to the representative of the foreign Ministry, the procedure of identification was complicated by the fact that the dead Russians were not in possession of passports.
Neither they nor the people they were sent to some company or a representative office, announced the Russian foreign Ministry, neither our Embassy in the Central African Republic or about the purpose of their trip, nor even on the fact of their presence in the Central African Republic.Maria Zakharova the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry
According to her, journalists arrived in the Central African Republic on tourist visas. It was reported earlier a source””.
On the death of Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguev and Orhan Jemal became known yesterday, July 31. They arrived in the Central African Republic to shoot a documentary about the activities of private military company “PMC Wagner.” The investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) opened a criminal case, the bodies will be delivered to the home in the coming days.
Read more in the publication “Kommersant” “In Africa killed Russian journalists”.