MOSCOW, March 20. /TASS/. Russia’s NTV television channel has refuted Ukrainian media reports about the death of its reporter in Donbass.
"Ukraine’s mass media reported on Sunday that a Elena Lipneva, referred to as an NTV journalist, has been killed by Ukrainian troops near Gorlovka," the television channel said in a statement posted on its website.
"These reports obviously originated from a Facebook user nicknamed Dmitry Bokatov," the statement says. "However the reports about the death of an NTV journalist in eastern UKraine are not true."