MOSCOW, September 03. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian photo journalist Andrei Stenin who died in Ukraine performing his line of duty will be buried at Troyekurovo cemetery near Moscow on September 5 after a funeral service, Dmitry Kiselyov, the director-general of the Rossiya Segodnya news agency (the former RIA Novosti), said on Wednesday.
The two-hour funeral service will take place at the agency’s building on Zubovsky Boulevard from 10am till 12pm on Friday.
Andrei Stenin went missing in Ukraine on August 5. According to the Russian Investigative Committee, Stenin died when the Ukrainian army attacked a column of refugees in eastern Ukraine. His car, which came under fire, burnt down on the road. The results of the forensic expertise which became known on Wednesday proved the reporter’s death.