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On the attack against journalist Oleg Kashin

Statement by the Federal Council of the YABLOKO party
November 6, 2010

The Federal Council of the Russian United Democratic Party YABLOKO expresses indignation in connection with the attack against journalist of the Kommersant paper Oleg Kashin who was severely injured.

There is every reason to believe that the attack was related to his professional activities. YABLOKO wishes to Oleg Kashin a speedy recovery, and demands from the law enforcement a thorough investigation and punishment of those who committed this attack.

The YABLOKO party states that it is ready to participate in an independent investigation of the circumstances of the this crime and render all possible assistance, its human and organizational resources to Editor-in-Chief Mikhail Mikhailin and the team of the Kommersant paper. YABLOKO has already had an experience of such investigations: on the case of murder of our friend and party colleague well-known Russian journalist Larissa Yudina.

Sergei Mitrokhin,
Chair of the YABLOKO party

See also:

Freedom of Speech



November 6, 2010

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