On Saturday, March 11, employees of the security Service of Ukraine detained in Odessa correspondent of one of Russian TV channels.

As informs local edition of “Timer” with reference to sources in law enforcement bodies, the arrested person was a journalist of TV channel “Russia 1”, transmits “Russian conversation”.

According to the newspaper, he was charged with “spying for the Russian Federation”.

Currently, the official confirmation or refutation of this information.

We will remind, the State Duma told about the persecution of Russian journalists abroad. Commenting on the detention of U.S. journalist RT during the inauguration of Donald trump, the Parliament noted that the persecution of Russian journalists abroad are not uncommon.

In particular, the deputies recalled the repeated detention of correspondents in Ukraine .