The Ukrainian Security Service said that the terrorists are invited to the territory under their control, representatives of the Western media for the provocations using journalists as “human shields” while firing at forces ATO.
This said at the briefing the adviser of the head of the SBU Markiyan Lubkivsky.
“They are going to use as human shields. They are invited, bring to the position and perform the firing positions of the Ukrainian military. The terrorists are interested in that, they (journalists) have been injured or killed”, – said Lubkivsky.
Also, he said, the terrorists of the so-called “People’s Republic of Luhansk” and “People’s Republic of Donetsk” intend to use the Western media for provocation and maintenance of separatist sentiment in the region.
“Representatives of the Western media are invited to Ukraine through a section of the border, which is not controlled by the Ukrainian authorities,” – said Lubkivsky.
He stressed that this border crossing will be considered illegal and in relation to such citizens will apply appropriate measures in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine.