OSCE calls for immediate release of Ukrainian journalist and blogger Stanislav Aseev (Vasina), whom hold the militants on the territory of the ORDO. The statement was made by the representative on freedom of the media, Harlem Desir.
“I was relieved to find out that Stanislav Aseev alive. He should be freed immediately and any attempt to force him to “confess” or to manipulate should be discontinued as a violation of international law,” said Desir.
We will remind, journalist Stanislav Aseev (Vasina) hold in captivity, the militants of illegal armed formation “DNR”. The connection with him was lost on 2 June 2017. The militants more than a month refused to specify where Aseev. 11 June 2017, the security Service of Ukraine has confirmed his disappearance, and July 28, the Russian side announced that it is retained in the occupied territory of the Donetsk region, where he initiated a criminal case.
In early July, 2018 Aseev, according to information received by his former classmate, the people’s Deputy Yegor Firsov, a hunger strike.
On 17 August the TV channel “Russia-24” showed a program in which captive journalist Stanislav Aseev confessed to spying. However, the recognition could knock, said deutet Egor Firsov.
In the edition of “Radio Liberty” expressed the belief that the recognition of espionage the journalist of this edition of Stanislav Aseev broadcast of Russian channel “Russia-24” may indicate a worsening in his case.