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US Department of State accuses Lifenews journalists of arms smuggling

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According to RIA "News", on Tuesday, a representative of the US State Department, Jen Psaki, said that the US trusts the information of Ukrainian security forces officers that Detained LifeNews Journalists involved in smuggling weapons, and question their professional affiliation.


“According to reports, they were carrying a portable anti-aircraft missile system in the trunk of their car. I did not check your trunk, but I would hardly have found it like that. This raises a question about these people - are they really journalists, ”said psaki at a press conference.

In addition, she said that the detainees found a press card of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic. According to Psaki, the United States condemns the unlawful detentions of media employees if it really is about journalism.

As noted by INTERFAX.RUEarlier, Ukrainian investigating authorities reported that Lifenews employees did not have accreditation. “They confessed that they entered the territory of Ukraine not as journalists, they came without certificates, and said at the border that the purpose of the visit was to visit some concert,” said the head of the press center of the Security Service of Ukraine Marina Ostapenko.

It is worth recalling that LifeNews journalists Marat Saichenko and Oleg Sidyakin were detained on 18 in May near Kramatorsk. They were accused of promoting terrorism in the east of the country.
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  1. Alexander Romanov
    Alexander Romanov 21 May 2014 07: 50
    +12
    Something seems to me that the State Department came up with all this.
    1. sscha
      sscha 21 May 2014 07: 58
      +7
      It was they who were hooked simply on the fact of finding pro-Russian journalists and now they will hang all the dogs on them. Well - such a case turned up! And crossing the border with Ukraine costs 400 hryvnias in the pocket of the border guards - and they turn a blind eye. hi
      1. mamont5
        mamont5 21 May 2014 08: 50
        +2
        They are trying to scare other journalists. They really do not want the truth.
      2. AnaBat
        AnaBat 21 May 2014 09: 15
        +3
        Mattresses against Russian journalists, S. Sh. P do not need the truth !!!
      3. And Us Rat
        And Us Rat 21 May 2014 09: 55
        +7
        Quote: sscha
        It was they who were hooked simply on the fact of finding pro-Russian journalists and now they will hang all the dogs on them. Well - such a case turned up! And crossing the border with Ukraine costs 400 hryvnias in the pocket of the border guards - and they turn a blind eye. hi

        In my opinion, it is high time for the GRU special forces to demonstrate "the release of hostages in the depths of unfriendly territory," and there will be fewer people who want to repeat such tricks.
    2. B.T.V.
      B.T.V. 21 May 2014 08: 00
      +8
      The most has long had a firm opinion that all the activity of the junta is played out according to the script of the State Department.
      1. Samaritan
        Samaritan 21 May 2014 08: 06
        +14
        We went to a concert, but did not notice the air defense systems on the border ... And only the great nat. The guard discovered a terrible weapon against democracy !!! Already, even laughter does not cause, just disgust and huddled over the entire North American people !!!
    3. MOISEY
      MOISEY 21 May 2014 08: 03
      +3
      What is true is true. If we analyze the latest statements by the European media, it can be noted that the rhetoric on the Ukrainian crisis began to change dramatically. And the best way to prevent a collapse in the information war (in the opinion of the United States) is to isolate Ukrainian events with information and maintain the "only correct" line of coverage from SI-EN-EN.
    4. ispaniard
      ispaniard 21 May 2014 08: 20
      +18
      Every time I watch a press conference with this red-headed brainless PSAC, I hold on to my stomach laughing Stupidly, doesn’t understand what he’s talking about, gives birth to Memes ... Specifically, the Hunts were hunted down by these journalists for the fact that they: 1) They were the first to show the Mi-24 in the UN color, firing at the militias 2) They showed the same ones: a fisherman shot dead. a guard and a woman -Just so because they are from the separatist southeast ... By the way, MANPADS found by reporters (He was with them, huh ...) of Polish origin ... Dolby ... even Maidan Desu normally concoct can not wassat Still very worrisome is the fate of Graham Phillips - a Reporter with a capital letter, who opens the eyes of the West to what is happening now in Ukraine. He, too, was detained and his fate is still unknown (Earlier, the National Guard offered up to $ 100 for his head). I think we should take the example of the Huntyat and suddenly check our "GOLDEN RAIN" and "ECHO WASHINGTON" ... laughing
      1. meriem1
        meriem1 21 May 2014 08: 32
        +1
        BRAVO!!! Stingers are unlikely .. But the Polish MANPADS ... as a counterweight ... and even the same series. So it is a must. And as Pssaka said. It is in the trunk. Even Dorenko ran away from Venediktov with his entire team. The implacable Dorenko !!! And this is a diagnosis.
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    6. from punk
      from punk 21 May 2014 08: 33
      +2
      Quote: Alexander Romanov
      Something seems to me that the State Department came up with all this.

      they don’t have to think up anything already, everything that they came up with already happened in February. Then all that remains is to nod and say, you’re doing the right thing.
      1. Nikolav
        Nikolav 21 May 2014 09: 22
        +2
        Maybe they can’t find MANPADS at Lobkov and Venidiktov, but they will definitely find snuff powder. Because it is doubtful whether to carry this nonsense to a fresh head.
    7. Wels75
      Wels75 21 May 2014 09: 26
      +1
      It’s a pity that they didn’t find a tank !!!!
      With a tank, then yours without options would be recorded under smuggling.
      The idiocy in the brains of the State Department crosses all sorts of boundaries already !!!
      They themselves invent it themselves and believe it (I’m already tired of repeating about them and their Hunter gang).
      It’s a pity the guys can really rip and close, they won’t follow these Ukrainians, because for idiots the laws are not written !!!
    8. Sandov
      Sandov 21 May 2014 10: 22
      +1
      Quote: Alexander Romanov
      Something seems to me that the State Department came up with all this.

      Crushers and banderlogs even decided to cheat journalists, well, this is in the spirit of the Faitington regional committee. No ur-dy calm down.
  2. Scandinavian
    Scandinavian 21 May 2014 07: 53
    +8
    Yes, this Antoshka from the State Department in a skirt is blunt in full, BUT he reads the text on a piece of paper correctly.
  3. igor_m_p
    igor_m_p 21 May 2014 07: 54
    +3
    And they accidentally did not prepare an attempt on Obama? And with Bin Laden while he was still alive, didn’t they drink at the Brudershaft? Or maybe they were also invading the Martians on Capitol Hill?
    1. Duke
      Duke 21 May 2014 08: 05
      +6
      Quote: igor_m_p
      And they accidentally did not prepare an attempt on Obama?

      But there are no buttons
      At the back pocket
      And sewn not in Russian
      Wide pants.
      And in the back of my pocket -
      Cartridges for Nagan
      And a map of fortifications
      Soviet side.
      1. Andrey from Tver
        Andrey from Tver 21 May 2014 08: 47
        +2
        The Russian Foreign Ministry reports: if the State Department does not calm down in the near future, then a whole battalion of journalists will arrive in Ukraine with full-time journalism facilities, with the goal of accreditation with the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
  4. Vitaly Anisimov
    Vitaly Anisimov 21 May 2014 07: 55
    +3
    Jen Psaki said that the United States trusts the information of law enforcement officers of Ukraine

    Well, if Psuki oh Psaki)) said then of course everything is clear from where the wind blows ..
  5. sem-yak
    sem-yak 21 May 2014 07: 56
    +2
    It is necessary for the militias to overtake the State Department’s bloodhounds and blame them for terrorism, what then will the Sashaki sing?
  6. e_krendel
    e_krendel 21 May 2014 07: 57
    +5
    Then, not just for assistance, but for organizing, financing and managing terrorist structures around the world, the entire top of the United States over the past 50 years must be in an electric chair!
  7. Roman1970
    Roman1970 21 May 2014 07: 59
    +2
    US Department of State accuses Lifenews journalists of arms smuggling affiliation.

    This Psaki, after she showed her unprofessionalism to the whole world, it would be better to keep silent about the professional aptitude of others ... Let him study the "election carousel" ... laughing
    1. jovanni
      jovanni 21 May 2014 08: 12
      0
      At most, I suppose, in the trunk of a marafet car. Sniffs and issues numbers ...
  8. Andrey160479
    Andrey160479 21 May 2014 08: 00
    +3
    We must at least somehow bite the Russian Ivan. Once again, the situation shows the entire disgusting nature of overseas "partners".
  9. serega.fedotov
    serega.fedotov 21 May 2014 08: 03
    +1
    Psaka can be seen she herself was in Kromatorsk, if she says so! This s ....
  10. alex_83
    alex_83 21 May 2014 08: 05
    +2
    you forgot that they overruled all the Grushnikov !!!!)))) THE RUSSIAN DIVERSANTS REMAINED ONLY JOURNALISTS !!! and pzrk too, so only Polish))))
  11. Kilo-11
    Kilo-11 21 May 2014 08: 05
    0
    Top cynicism! Do Ukrainian reporters in the Russian Federation have the same time to find something ?!
  12. Alekst
    Alekst 21 May 2014 08: 06
    +2
    this is no longer nonsense ... it's worse
    1. SibRUS
      SibRUS 21 May 2014 08: 22
      +1
      This is a setup. The seized complex was - Grom E2 - Polish MANPADS, which is in service with the armed forces of Poland and Georgia. It was easier to put drugs in the trunk. MANPADS from the Armed Forces of Ukraine did not shine.
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  13. anfreezer
    anfreezer 21 May 2014 08: 06
    +1
    No, well, this Psaki generally amuses .. is this their new humorous show called "press conference"? MANPADS they carried belay ..ha and also "Thor" in tow ..
  14. Dezinto
    Dezinto 21 May 2014 08: 07
    +9
    Lyat !!! What the fuck? What depot do they carry there?

    -Picture in a frame, THREE journalists are taken in the car ONE MANPADS, that would (according to the logic of these geniuses in the SBU), produce one! the only shot at the Ukrainian Armed Forces, because more shots to MANPADS were not found! No assault rifles, no body armor, no bullets, nothing at least something like that some kind of specialists are going. Three journalists and MANPADS. .... mdaa ... I don’t think the CIA would have invented such crap, the Ukrainians farted with their brains, created a precedent, and America confirms everything that happened.

    Such is the heroic task of the spies.
    1. smart ass
      smart ass 21 May 2014 08: 52
      +4
      Forever with amers women are terrible and stupid in the State Department
      1. Kazakh
        Kazakh 21 May 2014 09: 16
        +4
        Quote: Clever man
        Clever man (1) RU Today, 08:52 ↑ New

        Forever with amers women are terrible and stupid in the State Department

        And this is so that presidents do not seduce laughing And then you know you sit with all sorts of Lebanese in the office and do not work laughing Rather, Livinsky work and residents relax at work. And with psaki you will not get impotence earned in a moment laughing
    2. muginov2015
      muginov2015 21 May 2014 09: 27
      +1
      Psaki is a typical example of a standard vagino-American, clearly illustrating the terrible brain deficit in the modern Department of Public Health.
  15. jovanni
    jovanni 21 May 2014 08: 07
    +1
    The insanity of these dogs grows stronger. They would have thrown tanks to the guys ...
  16. olf_1959
    olf_1959 21 May 2014 08: 09
    0
    Insanity grows stronger.
  17. mackonya
    mackonya 21 May 2014 08: 14
    +2
    Every normal journalist carries MANPADS in the trunk, that's what the State Department thinks. I wonder what questions were asked at the press conference. I noticed that many American journalists like to troll Psaki, her incompetence just amuses the Americans themselves.
    1. Dezinto
      Dezinto 21 May 2014 08: 16
      +2
      Yes ... well ... they say she’s already used to chuckles in the hall ..
      1. meriem1
        meriem1 21 May 2014 08: 27
        +3
        Still .. I have not seen a dumber woman. The "non-format" Dana Borisova looks like a Nobile Prize winner next to her.
      2. Vasilenko Vladimir
        Vasilenko Vladimir 21 May 2014 08: 42
        0
        she just can’t understand the reason
  18. siberalt
    siberalt 21 May 2014 08: 14
    0
    It’s already good that Psach for the whole world announced the existence of a self-proclaimed republic. laughing
  19. samuil60
    samuil60 21 May 2014 08: 15
    +7
    Unfortunately, the Russian leadership is behaving in such a way that soon all the snotty neighbors will begin to wipe their feet (from the US). Putin and his team are clearly hindered by influential pro-American forces inside our country. Otherwise, how can we explain that we respond to all the nasty things and ridicule from the Ukrainians with some sort of shamanic spell? A powerful country (and Russia today is like that in relation to Ukraine) would have long ago blocked all the oxygen that was possible to the offending country and sent all the Ukrainian citizens to our damn place to the damn mother, would have stopped all Ukrainian accounts in our banks, would have stopped to buy goods, etc. And we all mumble. What FSB weakly beat off and take out our journalists? Or arrange some muck Kolomoisky? I am ashamed, brothers, and it’s a shame for the Power.
    1. Baikal
      Baikal 21 May 2014 08: 26
      +2
      It could well be so.
      If Russia was a regional power ... But seriously claiming to be a global one, barking and wasting nerves on a mosque is not serious. Pugs in the eyes of the world successfully bury themselves. You can get them later and with greater benefit.
      Russia positions itself as a calm and reliable partner, despite all the hysteria from across the ocean. And rightly so, in my opinion.
      They won’t do anything to those journalists.
      1. Belarus
        Belarus 21 May 2014 08: 45
        0
        You know, here I remembered one saying, you can say: the bug is small and smelly.
        Journalists may be let go, but the question is in what psychological state.
        And in general, how much time do you think you can steal people based on delirium (in this case, taking MANPADS in the trunk of the territory that is so far controlled by the Nazis)?
  20. Strashila
    Strashila 21 May 2014 08: 20
    +1
    Smuggling weapons ... Polish MANPADS ???
    Delusional evidence is hard to come up with.
    If you approach the question like that ... then that crap from the Maidan where they found a sniper rifle ... a killer ... definitely ... but he is junted by the government ... therefore the United States supports killers ... definitely.
    I didn’t pull their tongue ... they all said it themselves.
  21. meriem1
    meriem1 21 May 2014 08: 24
    +1
    Quite the mattress covers were ofigeli ... Well, yes. We do not have our own MANPADS ... We are beggars. So they asked the Poles for a loan ... in exchange for gas, I guess. It is time to leave the UN and OSCE altogether. All these artificial institutions of "law" alone do not decide anything. And with untied hands bend YOUR line. We will not be allowed to breathe and this is obvious !!!
    1. Belarus
      Belarus 21 May 2014 08: 40
      +1
      Everything is much simpler here.Everything is designed for a so-called simple and stupid layman in the west and in the geyrop.
      This you understand and someone else that this is a Polish MANPADS and not Russian.By this, the Nazis want to undermine the credibility of information from Russian and Russian sources.And, accordingly, they believed only in fascist propaganda from a center in Washington. That's basically all, as they say, the information war in action.
      In my opinion, Russia needs a simple philistine to act more aggressively in this regard.
  22. yulka2980
    yulka2980 21 May 2014 08: 25
    0
    These mattresses show the whole world that they do what they want! negative
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  24. mig31
    mig31 21 May 2014 08: 31
    +1
    And the guys, by chance, do not attribute the arson of the capitol!? ...
  25. Belarus
    Belarus 21 May 2014 08: 33
    0
    I don’t already know what it is necessary to get to carry such nonsense of this Psaki and stsaki.
    To give out such nonsense as truth is not something that you have to fart with your brain; it should not be at all.
    Apparently mattress covers require results and dill began to stamp them.
    I want to wish these journalists who were not afraid to go and take the truth back home soon.
  26. papont64
    papont64 21 May 2014 08: 33
    0
    The documents about the detention showed their documents, a whole bunch of pieces of paper with seals and holograms.
  27. mgfly
    mgfly 21 May 2014 08: 38
    0
    Hmm, new adventures psaki. Each new performance covers all of her previous mistakes.
  28. VNP1958PVN
    VNP1958PVN 21 May 2014 08: 38
    0
    For a long time we are not expecting anything else from the State Department am
  29. Vasilenko Vladimir
    Vasilenko Vladimir 21 May 2014 08: 41
    0
    Quote: mgfly
    US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the US trusts Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies that detained LifeNews journalists were involved in arms smuggling

    psak needs to be shown every day in the news in the morning to cheer up
    1. Kazakh
      Kazakh 21 May 2014 09: 20
      +1
      Quote: Vasilenko Vladimir
      psak needs to be shown every day in the news in the morning to cheer up

      how she takes an interior view from Klitschko Petrosyan laughing
  30. maxim1
    maxim1 21 May 2014 08: 44
    +1
    Here are some!
    And beyond the puddle, and local.
  31. Dbnfkmtdbx
    Dbnfkmtdbx 21 May 2014 08: 50
    0
    Yes, to send this US State Department to such a mother, I don’t understand what they need at their house the problems are higher than the roof, and the problems are steeper than the hahlov, maybe the moydanchik together with the guys from Ukraine will have great experience somewhere in Chicago, but what indeed they are all, yes they are, come on and we will pay a return visit and see how it will react to Walt Street on this and we laugh.
    Why don’t we all try to be friends, because it’s so cool so much interesting and positive is much more pleasant than killing each other as a couple without understanding why, God pay attention to our planet, what we will get to these stripes, after analyzing their recent wars, we’ll think about what mission this country has on this earth? maybe enough blood of the innocent? they would take better about the world seriously if it wasn’t so difficult to create a place of destruction UNDERSTANDING UNDERSTANDING !!!!!!!
  32. smart ass
    smart ass 21 May 2014 08: 50
    0
    if Volodya Putin wants to deliver weapons to the militias, he will not carry one SAM in the trunk of journalists)) Railway train across the border! SBU will find out about this at best in a week!)
  33. raliv
    raliv 21 May 2014 08: 51
    0
    I do not understand. Americans seem to be smart people, they even invented chewing gum, and their women are a fool.
  34. A1L9E4K9S
    A1L9E4K9S 21 May 2014 08: 57
    0
    The peculiarities of the national Ukrainian hunt for journalists, that they didn’t attach the tank to the car on the cable, there was probably no tank nearby, only humanitarian aid from Poland was available at the checkpoint. There is a hunt for wolves, there is a hunt.
  35. Dezinto
    Dezinto 21 May 2014 09: 09
    +1
    Maybe amerikosy so otmazyvatsya.? Look at our Churkin and Lavrov, well, just rocks in their professionalism. Everywhere they clearly, calmly, precisely, explain everything to everyone in a simple language.
    Amers diplomats of this level simply do not!

    And they put anger and powerlessness on the highest dip. posts of outright creatures and fools! Nuland, Psaki, Power .... How are they furious !!! No one can stand and can not stand them. And our high-ranking, smart uncles HAVE to deal with them.

    Well, and how? We are constructive, clear, intelligible to them ... They responded with nothing but repeaters on a notebook!

    This is the situation with the kid, they say he listen here, you're wrong! and he responded by plugging his ears -be, be, be, be, be.
    1. Nikolav
      Nikolav 21 May 2014 09: 29
      +1
      Yes. You will not envy Churkin and Lavrov. Communicating with these housewives, who have just been torn from the microwave, where they warmed up hamburgers, (not from the stove, I emphasize, there are just talents needed), they have the opportunity to dumb and degrade.
      1. Vasilenko Vladimir
        Vasilenko Vladimir 21 May 2014 09: 49
        +1
        Quote: Nicholas
        Chatting with these housewives who have just been torn from the microwave, where they warmed up hamburgers

        it’s you who got excited, it’s about the housewife and the microwave, I wouldn’t risk entrusting it to her.
        such as her cats are dried in the microwave
  36. FunkschNNX
    FunkschNNX 21 May 2014 09: 21
    0
    Jen Psaki stated you can not read further, and so everything is clear laughing
  37. Vasilenko Vladimir
    Vasilenko Vladimir 21 May 2014 09: 23
    +2
    they don’t call a good thing
  38. Victor-M
    Victor-M 21 May 2014 09: 25
    0
    The detained journalists had a worse weapon than a MANPAD, which is their professional equipment, with which you can cover the entire, now seated on the throne, Ukrainian gang-watering can. laughing
  39. awg75
    awg75 21 May 2014 09: 28
    0
    There is a war with Russia - and the United States is our main ENEMY. The ENEMY is mean and arrogant. indignation is stupid, no one hears us.
  40. S-17
    S-17 21 May 2014 09: 29
    0
    Something they made friends with MANPADS, poorly searched! I saw on the record that one of the journalists was still hiding a tank in his pocket! Oh, bad looking! Oh, these SBUshniki, oh, this State Department ... laughing
  41. heretic
    heretic 21 May 2014 10: 08
    0
    Every time I look at THIS PSAKI, I remember Zadorny: WELL Dumb .... WELL Dumb !!!!!!
    If the "face" of the State Department is, what does the State Department itself represent ????
    1. pensioner
      pensioner 21 May 2014 10: 25
      0
      I did not check your trunk, but I would hardly have found there like that.
      Check your head off. Maybe you find the remnants of the brain. Although - it is unlikely ...
  42. vasyliy1
    vasyliy1 21 May 2014 10: 25
    0
    The amers, that the president is macaque, well, respectively, and the stupid press attache always carries nonsense !!!
  43. pensioner
    pensioner 21 May 2014 10: 34
    0
    I propose to introduce a unit of measurement of dullness - 1 [Psak] = 1 meaning in 10 days. 10 [Psakov] = 1 [Bush].