Konstantinovka activist/reporter abducted for taking photos of the deadly accident with the Ukrainian military


March 19, 2015
Donbass Center
Translated by Kristina Rus

The journalist, who took the pictures of the accident scene after an armored vehicle ran over a woman with children, was abducted by the unknown men in uniform. This was reported by the Ukrainian media.

According to them, on the morning of March 18, 2015, in Konstantinovka, on the way to work, unknown persons in military uniforms abducted the secretary of the Konstantinovka City Committee of the Communist party, the editor of the city website of Konstantinovka (konstantinovka.dn.ua) and a group Vkontakte “Konstantinovka – My Home,” Denis Chubaka.

Chubaka is the author of the photos of the accident on March 16 of the Ukrainian military vehicle running over a woman with children, which killed an 8-year-old girl. The picture was used by numerous news agencies and websites.

Relatives and friends of the journalist can’t get any clear answers either from the police or other security agencies of the city.

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