"Ukrainian Radio" finds out circumstances of alleged detention in Belarus of Ukrainian radio correspondent Pavlo Sharoiko
Board Chairman of the National Public TV and Radio Broadcasting Company Zurab Alasania has reported on the detention in Belarus of the correspondent UA: Ukrainian radio, Ukrainian citizen Pavlo Sharoiko.
"A correspondent of UA:Ukrainian Radio, a citizen of Ukraine, Pavlo Sharoiko, has been detained in Belarus. The embassy of Belarus is still dodging our request," Alasania wrote on Facebook .He also said that according to his own unofficial information in Belarus, Sharoiko was charged with "espionage," a standard charge for foreign correspondents.
The representative of the Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner, Mykhailo Chapliga, described the situation as threatening and promised to exert efforts to free the Ukrainian Radio journalist.