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The hotel in Sloviansk where they were staying was bombed when the TV crew was filming a report, the channel said.
They are safe and sound now, the channel’s spokesperson Larisa Krymova told ITAR-TASS. “We have just received new information: everything is well with the journalists. They are unhurt and have left Sloviansk,” she said.
Krymova confirmed that “it was not a targeted attack on the journalists but on the hotel”. The journalists said they had survived by mere luck.
On June 17, two Russian journalists - Igor Kornelyuk and soundman Anton Voloshin of the VGTRK television company were killed in eastern Ukraine.