The Ministry of foreign Affairs about the detention of journalist Myravitski: Kiev continues the total sweep

MOSCOW, 2 Jun – RIA Novosti. The detention of the journalist Vasily Myravitski is another episode in the untwisted Kiev campaign forced suppression of opposition media, said in the comments of the Department of information and press of MFA of Russia.

Earlier the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported on the detention in the Zhytomyr journalist on suspicion of treason. According to the media, we are talking about Basil Myravitski, he previously worked in the online edition of the “Journal of Zhitomir”. According to the SBU, prepared by the journalist of the article was “published in the six sites, which were administered from the Russian Federation and the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine”.

“Unfortunately, this is just another episode in the untwisted Kiev under the pretext of combating “propaganda of the aggressor” campaign on brutal force to suppress opposition journalists, to a total cleansing of the informational space of Ukraine for the needs of the ruling regime. The expense of such cases runs into tens: the latter, in particular, and the persecution of the editor of the Internet portal “Strenia” of the Igor Guzhva,” — said the Agency.

Guzhva was detained in Kiev on June 22 on suspicion of extortion for the deployment of compromising materials on the current policy. Guzhva said the case against him planned provocation.