The released journalist of the TV channel "Star" needed hospitalization
During the press conference, Yevgeny Davydov said that he could not hear with his left ear. According to journalists, they were severely beaten during interrogations.
A hospital spokesman later said that both correspondents had "multiple hematomas recorded throughout the body and severe stress."
“Yevgeny Davydov was diagnosed with a hearing loss, which in the course of further in-depth medical research was diagnosed as“ rupture of the eardrum from the impact. ” Currently, Davydov is provided with all necessary medical care by the doctors of the Burdenko Hospital, ”said the representative.
Employees of the channel told about their arrest at one of the checkpoints of the National Guard, note "Vesti".
“We were stopped, asked for documents, checked all personal belongings, we searched everything. They saw our Russian passports, saw that we were employees of the Zvezda TV channel, and here their facial expressions changed. Everyone smiled, began to say that the jackpot fell into their hands, ”said Evgeny Davydov.
As it became known, during the telephone conversation, the kidnappers demanded a ransom in the amount of 200 thousand dollars from the management of the TV channel. However, they did not receive the money.
In addition, journalists were literally slandered against themselves and their colleagues.
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