The Investigative Committee of Russia claimed that it continues to investigate the death of the special press photographer of the International Information Agency Russia Today Andrey Senin. The press service of the committee reported this.
The investigation found the witness who was wounded in the shelling. It is specified that this person confirmed the version of the Russian investigation about the happened. Moreover, the investigation continues to define the witnesses and collect other data.
According to Russian investigation, the press photographer Andrey Senin was on business trip in Ukraine in August 2014. He moved in Renault Logan as the part of the colon following the Snizhne-Dmytrivka road on August 6. Then, the Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the colon near Dmytrivka and ten cars with civilians were destroyed in the result of the shelling.
Earlier, the Russian Investigative Committee distributed the information that the Ukrainian military commanders examined the cars after the incident and then shelled from BM-21 Grad. At the moment, the committee is assured that the attackers not only examined the cars but also collected the objects of value and burnt the cars.
The Russian mass media reported about the detention of the journalist of Russia Today in Ukraine on August 8, 2014. He did not get in touch with the colleagues since August 5. Later, Russia claimed that the Ukrainian special services could kidnap the Russian journalist. The Investigative Committee of Russia opened the criminal proceeding due to his disappearance in Donbas on August 12.
The counselor of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Herashchenko claimed that the Russian correspondent Andrey Stenin is put on the wanted list on August 15. The Russian Investigative Committee published the statement about the death of Stenin in the Donbas Conflict zone on August 6. The President of Russia awarded the journalist for bravery posthumous.