Of Moscow police explained the detention of the correspondent of UNIAN in the Russian Federation Roman Tsimbalyuk and operator of TV channel “1+1” Nikita Borodin fact that he wanted to find out the person detained.
This was announced by the head of the consular Directorate of the Department of consular service Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Vasily Kirilich.
“The police explained that arrested Roman Tsimbalyuk and its operator because of the need to clarify the circumstances and personalities of those it detained. Claims to the Roman Tsimbalyuk operator and the police said” – said Kirilich.
He said that the police Department Tsimbalyuk and Borodin visited the Ukrainian Consul Gennady brasileno.
“Roman was still at least until recently, I phoned our Consul Brasileno, and he gave the signal that there was some motivation, some kind of explanation. Referred to the fact that there is a need to clarify the circumstances and personalities of those they detained, and in fact claims to the Novel and the operator has not been charged with,” said Kirilich.
As reported previously Tsymbalyuk announced his arrest in Moscow, and that he took the documents. “We were detained, taken to the local police Department to check the “legality” of the shooting. For the first time in a police car 🙂 failed the accreditation of the foreign Ministry. Say we chanted slogans, and held a “rally,” he said.
The journalist later wrote: “Two hours already at the police station, another hour and have to let go.”
The Ukrainian Embassy in Russia has confirmed the detention of Tsimbalyuk and reported that to the police Department left the Consul, who verifies and clarifies the information about his detention. The Embassy had contacted the interior Ministry to clarify the circumstances of the detention of the journalist.
Later arrested earlier by police in Moscow, the correspondent of the Ukrainian news Agency UNIAN Roman Tsimbalyuk announced his release.
“Thank you to everyone who worried, let us go,” wrote Tsymbalyuk on his page on the social network Facebook on Tuesday, illustrating the message with a photo of yourself on the background of the entrance to the police Department.