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 SBU detains ZIK TV channel reporters in Rivne region

Members of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained journalists of ZIK TV channel filming Donbas war-related story near the village of Orzhiv in the Rivne region.

As reported by Censor.NET citing ZIK, TV show producer and presenter Andrii Stelmakh traveled there under an editorial assignment.

According to the television channel, the journalists were detained after they allegedly penetrated into the territory of a sensitive facility. The law enforcers say they may search and arrest the crew.

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"The police, members of counterintelligence agency, Security Service and the military are on site," Stelmakh said.

According to him, the police crime scene team that arrived on the site has found no elements of crime in journalists' actions, but the military does not release the reporters as they are waiting for the arrival of the Security Service investigators.

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