Thursday, December 11, 2008

Greek demonstrators smashed the camera of journalists channel "Russia".

Members riots in Greece damaged camera film crew "Russia", RIA Novosti.
According to the channel correspondent Vyacheslav Duhin, the incident occurred on the night of 9 to 10 December. He and his colleague Eugene Poloyko operator tried to agree on a shooting at the University of Athens.
The journalists themselves are not affected. They were able to negotiate with the attackers, that they take away the tape with footage material, but returned to reporters chamber.
Earlier it was reported that the same night Athenian youths attacked a correspondent for NTV Vadim Gluskera and operator Eugenia Kovalev. Hooligans stopped beating of journalists, when realized, that they were Russian, but still took away and destroyed the tape.
At the moment, unrest in Greece are continuing. Now clashes occurred near the walls of Greece's largest prison, located in the capital, tells AFP. Also, Greek students blocked the main roads in Athens. However, police said, compared with Monday and Tuesday, the streets of Athens became calmer.
Now about 10 universities and schools engaged protesters. Some groups of students designated to conduct large-scale demonstrations Friday.
Unrest in major Greek cities began on Saturday, Dec. 6, after police shot dead a 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropolusa. Testing found that the bullet hit the teenager in the rebound. Police officers have been indicted.

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