Ten Hours In Sloviansk

Journalist Dmitry Galko: Ten Hours In Sloviansk

Voices of Ukraine


By Miriam Dragina, specially for UP
04.23.2014  12:01
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Source: http://www.pravda.com.ua/articles/2014/04/23/7023346/

Dmitry Halko Dmitry Halko

Dmitry Galko is a journalist for the Belorussian publication “Novy Chas,” he has been in Ukraine for a month and half. He told Ukrainska Pravda about his trip to Sloviansk, the only blue and yellow flag, his illegal detention and Ukrainian troops who are guarding a checkpoint under the Russian three-colored flag.

Sloviansk is the centre of the Bermuda triangle which is now in Donbas. We got there from Donetsk at about 8 o’clock in the morning. The town looked eerie and ghostly at that time: no one was out, the streets were completely empty, the only people around were on the check points.

– What people?

That depends. They were all different, it is not clear if they were local or not. They were dressed and armed…

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