Ukraine's Security Service puts journalist Skachko on wanted list

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Kyiv-based reporter is suspected of offense against the territorial integrity of Ukraine
14:20, 10 April 2019

Volodymyr Skachko

Ukraine's state security service, the SBU put reporter Volodymyr Skachko on the wanted list. The journalist, the author of Antifascist internet source ended up on the list of persons avoiding justice, on the Interior Ministry's website.

Skachko is claimed to have gone missing in March 2019. He is suspected of offense against the territorial integrity of Ukraine (Ukraine's Criminal Code, Article 110, Part 2).

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On March 5, press secretary of the SBU Olena Hitlyanska reported that the authority conducted a search in Skachko's apartment; this was due to the investigation action against those connected to the hostile Russian media environment in Ukraine. 

Volodymyr Skachko is the former editor-in-chief of Kievsky Telegraf newspaper. the author of numerous publications, in which he criticized the Ukrainian power; these articles have been widely spread across pro-Russian internet sources. He's a frequent guest on various Russian TV channels.  

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