▶ Smashed Press, Ukraine

A crowd of around 50 masked men with stones and flares has attacked and vandalized the office of Kiev’s Vesti newspaper. The paper’s security guard was beaten as the mob shattered the windows and filled the building with tear gas.

Нападение на редакцию Вестей (The attack on the Editor Vesti)

Organizing Notes  July 6, 2014
RT reportsEver since the beginning of Ukrainian crisis media in the country been facing pressure to paint a “consistent” image of events. Soon after the February coup, the head of Ukraine’s National TV was abused and forced to resign over his “not patriotic enough” angle. In the meantime, all Russian TV channels were banned and many journalists prevented from entering the country – while those already inside facedkidnappingarrest and deportation.


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Three Russian journalists and one Italian were killed in Kiev’s indiscriminate shelling of eastern cities during the ongoing so-called “anti-terrorist operation.”

Despite the international outcry and many human rights organizations, including the OSCE and Human Right Watch, who said that Ukraine was dangerously interfering with press freedom” and if that trend continues the consequences would be too grave to even imagine.”

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