Russian journalists first on the scene of gas explosion in Ukraine

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Journalists from Russia Today arrived at the site of a gas pipeline explosion in the Lokhvytsky district, in the Poltava Oblast in Ukraine, in record time, says the Chairman of Naftogaz Ukraine Andriy Kobolev.

He remarked on this astonishing journalistic timing on his Facebook page the day of the explosion, Tuesday, June 17, as reported by Espreso TV.

“It took the ‘journalists’ from Russia Today exactly 10 minutes to be on the site of the pipeline explosion, in an unremarkable area, deep in the Poltava Oblast. As they say, they drove around, stopped briefly, and lo and behold, there it was,” he writes. Continue reading