"Russia is not a country anymore, it is a terrorist organization" – former POW

22:30, 10 September 2015
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Ukrainian journalist and blogger Dmytro Potekhin tells in an exclusive interview with Ukraine Today of his suit in the ECHR against Russia for being held hostage for 48 days in Donetsk.

When asked what evidence the journalist provided to the EHCR, he said that, beside his own testimony, the evidence was also collected from the people who were detained together with him, from the friends whom he contacted before the arrest, Ukraine Today reports.

Potekhin says his British lawyers from European human rights advocacy center of the Middlesex University in London are being paid by international organizations.

The journalist elaborates on details of his detainment and conditions he has been held in.

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