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 Journalists of Skhemy project win case against SBU officers. PHOTO

Radio Svoboda Skhemy project journalists have made out an administrative case of abuse of power by the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine who impeded them to film a story revealing luxury cars of the law enforcement officers.

Journalist Mykhailo Tkach wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"We have won the administrative case against the Security Service of Ukraine. The court recognized that we were detained illegally and that the SBU officers could not but realized that we were journalists, not terrorists. We thank everyone for support. Now we will struggle for reopening of criminal case under the Article 171 to ensure that the law enforcers will never have desire to intimidate journalists," Mykhailo Tkach wrote.

Read more: Detained journalists of Skhemy project were conducting investigation into luxury cars of SBU officers

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It should be reminded that journalist of Skhemy project Mykhailo Tkach and cameraman Kyrylo Lazarevych were detained by the officers of the Security Service Oct. 2, 2015 when they were filming the story on the expensive cars owned by the members of the security agency. The journalists stated that the force was employed against them.

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