“Channel one” apologized for an error in the story about the anniversary of the Maidan

“Channel one” apologized for an error in the story about the anniversary of the Maidan

“The first channel” explained malpractice stringers in Ukraine, the emergence of a resident of Belarus in the story about the anniversary of the Maidan.


“”The first channel” has researched and tested information on what Kirill Chubenko, who became one of the heroes of the story on the anniversary of the Maidan, in fact the other person and lives in Belarus” — said TASS press-service channel.

During the inspection it was found that the stringers first interviewed this Cyril Chubenko, but the survey was done with technical marriage, told the Agency interlocutor. The possibility of a reshoot was not, and the plot had to be sent urgently, so “they asked for another person to accurately reproduce the answers of the real Cyril Chubenko”. “”The first channel” regrets the incident”, — said the press service.

Earlier blogger Ilya Varlamov has noticed that in the story of the “First channel” there is a young man journalists call participant of euromaidan Kirill Chubenko, but which is actually a Belarusian Vitaly Yurchenko.

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After this information spread in the media, Yurchenko addressed to the editor of the Belarusian newspaper “Nasha Niva” and said that he had agreed to play Ukrainian Chubenko to the story on “the First channel”.

According to Yurchenko, he worked as an analyst in the Belarusian company that is an intermediary between the channels and operators around the world. The company has received an order from the “First channel”, which needed the plot is about “a family or person in Krivoy Rog in Ukraine, which suffers from a lack of expensive gas and heating”.