16 mai 2018

Deafening Silence: Western Media Silent on Ukraine's Russian News Agency Raid


Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) raided the RIA Novosti news agency’s Kiev offices on Tuesday and detained the outlet’s local bureau chief, Kirill Vyshinsky, for acts of “treason.” The homes of RIA Novosti’s employees were also searched by security forces on May 15, according to reports. Russia’s Foreign Ministry quickly condemned the raids on RIA Novosti’s facilities in Ukraine , and the detention of Mr. Vyshinsky, with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin telling reporters today [...]