A journalist from Austria had to give a bribe at the checkpoint in Nyzhni Vorota

16 July 2015 14:14  246103398 1104420
A journalist from Austria had to give a bribe at the checkpoint in Nyzhni Vorota

An unpleasant incident happened in Transcarpathia with the journalist from Austria. Thus, on a block-post equipped after the events in Mukachevo, which is manned by security service officers and representatives of the Right Sector, he was stopped and had to pay 70 euros to continue his trip. 

The incident was described by journalist Stefan Schocher himself and international journalist Serhiy Korkushko

We publish the story in full. Make your own conclusions... 

So Stefan Schocher writes: 

A journalist from Austria had to give a bribe at the checkpoint in Nyzhni Vorota (шохер)

And Serhiy Korkushko adds: 

"Excellent" story. My good friend - a journalist from Austria - was traveling through Transcarpathia. Near Mukachevo he was stopped at checkpoint manned by the traffic police, National Guard, the Right Sector. They demanded 70 euros, threatened with force, though he is not a separatist, and absolutely on the contrary - he wrote about the Maidan and now writes about the ATO. The patriots let the European go for thirty euro. Well, the situation is quite common really. But, firstly, it is perceived differently when you know the person very well, and secondly, I am really tired of blasphemy smartly combined with patriotic fervor.   I am almost 100% sure that someone from that checkpoint was on the Maidan. Or maybe it is because of Russian language again? Russian television and Kobzon with Tabakov? Or an unfortunate mistake during the combat against smuggling and corruption?".

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Виктор  16/07/2015 7:46 pm

Почему ГАИшники еще не под следствием?

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