In Sochi, released the detainees informed journalists from the United States. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the border Department of the FSB of Russia in Krasnodar Krai.
As told the interlocutor of the Agency, they were brought to administrative responsibility under article 18.2 of the code of administrative offences (violation of the border regime in the border zone).
On the detention of three American journalists and one Russian became known in the evening on Friday. According to the “Caucasian knot”, along with foreign journalists was detained the chief editor of the website “Blogsochi” Alexander Shafts. They were arrested in the village of Veseloe – Psou”.