The operator of the film crew Maxim Belikov was injured.

“During the performance of professional duties, we came under heavy mortar fire from the VFU near the city of Slavyansk ... Belikov received injuries to his hand.

Investigators of the Investigative Committee of Russia will establish and give a legal assessment of the actions of all persons involved in the commission of this crime, ”the agency’s message says.

The Investigative Committee noted that the video recording of the incident is another confirmation of the illegal activities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The TV Center TV channel on Telegram previously announced that its journalist was injured.

On July 4, more than 30 civilians were injured as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian army on the territory of the DPR.