The National Police of Ukraine refuse to detain and open criminal proceedings against Vitalii Horodyskyi, the initiator of the assault on ‘Bukvy’ reporter Oleksandr Kuzhelnii.
A pretrial court hearing started in the case of the assault on ‘Bukvy’ reporter Oleksandr Kuzhelnii. Two Lviv natives are facing charges under Art. 345-1 (threat or violence against a journalist) of Ukraine’s Criminal Code.
The report on the attack on ‘Bukvy’ journalist Oleksandr Kuzhelnii appeared on the website of the Council of Europe.
Investigation has been launched into beating of Bukvy reporter, says Kyiv police in a statement Saturday.
Ukraine's Union of Journalist issues a statement calling for unbiased investigation of the recent assault on ‘Bukvy’ journalist Oleksandr Kuzhelnyi.