Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Union of Journalists is investigating the attacks on the media.

SyuzhetyPokushenie Saratov media director for the "Vision" 24.03.2009Osnovnoy cause of the assassination is called the professional activities of journalists
   Journalists Union of Russia and the Duma Committee on Information Policy announced the creation of a "Bureau of investigative journalism", which will be investigating the attacks on media workers. On this March 24, RIA Novosti reported.
According to Deputy Chairman of Committee on Information Policy, Boris Reznik, the bureau has already begun to work. Reznik said that over the past 10 years in Russia were killed by 257 journalists. Disclosed at this time about 10 percent of murders. According to deputies, the State Bureau of investigative journalism "would like detectives (including former law enforcement officers) and people who will ensure their physical protection.
Boris Reznik, and the head of the Union of Journalists of Russia Vsevolod Bogdanov announced the creation of a Bureau of Investigation, after taking part in the meeting of the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs at the Saratov region. At the meeting discussed the attack on the Saratov journalist Vadim Rogozhina. Head of media "Vision" Rogozhina beat in the porch of his home March 5. He was repeatedly hit on the head, he was hospitalized in serious condition and has not yet come into consciousness.
According to the investigation, the criminals are not going to beat and kill a journalist. Investigators believe that the reason for the attack could not only work Rogozhina as a journalist, but also the conflicts related to economic activity "sight."

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