Recall that on July 22, in the Zaporozhye region, the Ukrainian army attacked media workers. The investigators will establish all the circumstances of the event, as well as the people involved in the commission of this crime. The Russian Defense Ministry believes that the Ukrainian Armed Forces used cluster munitions.
RIA Novosti military commander Rostislav Zhuravlev was killed during a shelling near the village of Pyatikhatki. Agency photojournalist Konstantin Mikhalchevsky, as well as Izvestia journalists Roman Polshakov and Dmitry Shikov were taken to the hospital with injuries.
Rostislav Zhuravlev will be posthumously nominated for the Valor and Courage medal.