2 Nov 2018 14:59

Matviyenko calls for independent medical exam of journalist Vyshinsky

MOSCOW. Nov 2 (Interfax) - Editor-in-Chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky, who has been arrested in Ukraine, urgently needs a health checkup and medical aid, Russian Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said.

"It became known today, and it is noticeable, that Kirill Vyshinsky's health has been seriously undermined. He is being held in harsh conditions. First, it is urgently necessary to arrange an independent medical examination, independent aid," Matviyenko told reporters on Friday.