RT contributor, UK journalist Graham Phillips is among four people taken hostage by Ukrainian troops, ANNA news agency reports. Phillips has been missing since he went to Donetsk airport on his own while a firefight was taking place.
Enrique Ferro's insight:
All of those who are aware of the record of the criminal and fascist regime installed in Kiev should fear the worst outcome of this incident. My hope is these courageous journalists, who risk so much to let us know the truth of what is going on down there, unlike the obscene Western MSM who parrot the regime propaganda and the US script, my hope is they come out in one piece, and alive.
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