Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of RIA Novosti and RT. (AFP pic)
KIEV: Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT on Tuesday after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said.
“Investigative actions are continuing, there are searches in RIA Novosti and other media structures,” Olena Gitlyanska, a spokeswoman for the SBU security services said.
On her Facebook page, Gitlyanska said Russian-controlled media were being “used as tools in a hybrid war against Ukraine”.
Earlier the day, RIA Novosti reporter Kyrylo Vyshynsky was detained by Ukrainian law enforcement officers …read more
Source: Free Malaysia Today