The film crew of the Russian TV channel “TV Center” suffered in the Zaporozhye region as a result of an explosion during the trip to the shooting. As reported on the website of the TV channel on September 15, the driver of the car and reporter Nikita Vasiliev were injured.
As Vasiliev himself said, the car turned over from the shock wave. The life of the members of the film crew is out of danger, the injured are being assisted by doctors.
Earlier, on September 8, it was reported that the Russian military rescued Italian journalist Mattia Sorbi, who was blown up by a Ukrainian mine in the Kherson region.
Sorbi himself reported that not far from the area of hostilities, the people in Ukrainian military uniforms accompanying him asked to stop the car, after which they showed the journalist the further road, which, as it turned out later, was mined by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).
The purpose of the provocation of the Ukrainian special services was to wait for the death of the journalist as a result of fire from Russian positions or the explosion of a taxi on a mine for subsequent accusations of his death to Russia.
On September 9, Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the regional administration, said that foreign journalists had made a study visit to the Kherson region. He said that the journalists also visited the liberated part of the Nikolaev region in the city of Snigirevka.
On April 22, the film crew of RT war correspondent Sargon Khadai came under fire on the line of contact in the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR). As a result of the incident, no one was injured.
Earlier, on April 12, Channel One correspondent Irina Kuksenkova was wounded as a result of shelling of a film crew in Mariupol.
On March 29, Izvestia TV channel correspondent Rodion Severyanov was wounded near Mariupol when he himself assisted an injured military man. On the same day, he was evacuated and admitted to a local hospital, then transferred to Rostov-on-Don. Later, on April 2, the journalist was transported to Moscow, where he was hospitalized in one of the capital’s clinics.
On February 24, Russia launched a special operation to protect Donbass. Moscow explained that the tasks of the special operation included demilitarization and denazification, the implementation of which is necessary to ensure the security of Russia. The decision was made against the background of aggravation in the region as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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