Skip to content

Pro-Russian Forces Kidnap Journalist in Sloviansk, Ukraine

Pro-Russian Forces Kidnap Journalist in Sloviansk, Ukraine

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

Simon Shuster, TIME‘s Moscow correspondent, reported that pro-Russian forces in Sloviansk, Ukraine, have captured and held prisoner a Ukrainian journalist.

Her name is Irma Krat from Kyiv. The separatists said she is a Maidan activist and is suspected of torturing pro-Russians at the Sloviansk security services building.

According to LifeNews, a Russian state-owned media outlet, she is the leader of “hundreds of women” in the Maidan “cell,” whose events she allegedly organized. She is accused of torturing and shooting pro-Russia militiamen.

Breitbart News will update this story when more information is available. 

Follow Mary Chastain on Twitter.


Comment count on this article reflects comments made on Breitbart.com and Facebook. Visit Breitbart's Facebook Page.