Monday, 30 June 2014

Russian cameraman dies after being shot by Ukrainian troops in Donetsk – report

“The cameraman was injured in the stomach and died of the wounds,” Klavdia Kulbatskaya said. Channel One has not yet confirmed the report. BREAKING (and very tragic news) Cameraman of Russia’s TV channel killed in E. #Ukraine, his colleagues. R.I.P., Anatoly #Donetsk #ceasefire — Maria Finoshina (@MFinoshina_RT) June 29, 2014 The cameraman, along with a few other journalists, boarded a bus full of women – mostly mothers – who were traveling to a military base in Donetsk to demand that their sons be dismissed from the unit and allowed to go home, Kulbatskaya added. When the bus reached its destination, shots were fired from the base and that is when the cameraman was injured.

from The Russophile