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 Ukrainian journalists apprehended in occupied Crimea. PHOTOS (updated)

A group of Ukrainian journalists has been detained in occupied Crimea.

Journalist Olena Lunkova wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"We have been detained, our documents having been checked for an hour now," Lunkova said.

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Occupants have detained Olena Lunkova, an STB channel camera crew and journalist Iryna Romaliiska.

"An STB camera crew has been apprehended. An hour has passed since they took their documents for a check. My passport was taken as well. Simferopol, 4 Karla Libknekhta Str.," Romaliiska said on Facebook.

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"Those who come to help us are also labeled violators. The more the merrier)," Lunkova wrote later.

"They let us go, wished good luck and asked to abide by law," Romaliiska said on Facebook at 3:20 p.m.

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