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Russian journalists systematically detained in Ukraine — embassy

Such Ukrainian actions "run counter to international law provisions that regulate work of representatives of media outlets in a foreign country," the Russian embassy said

KIEV, May 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Obstruction to professional activity of Russian journalists in Ukraine by military and law enforcement agencies has become regular and countrywide. Ukrainian law enforcement agencies detained and took in an unknown direction journalists of Russian TV channel LifeNews Oleg Sidyakin and Marat Saichenko near the city of Kramatorsk in southeast Ukraine’s Donetsk region on May 18, the press service of the Russian Embassy in Kiev said on Monday.