Search RFE/RL

Briefly… Ukraine’s Mykola Semena on Media Freedom

Mykola Semena, a contributor to RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, speaks about his arrest in Russian-occupied Crimea.

Journalist Mykola Semena speaks on World Press Freedom Day. A contributor to RFE/RL’s Ukraine Service, Semena was arrested in April 2016 by Crimea’s Russia-imposed authorities for “acting against the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation.” His record was recently expunged.