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The first channel admitted the mistake in the story on the anniversary of the events on the Kiev Maidan. The administration has apologized for the incident, reports TASS.
The press service of the First channel explained the incident unprofessional stringers, who provided the video. According to members of the media, issued by a Kiev guy “is actually a different person and lives in Belarus.”
It is reported that contract employees caught on video review of his friend. According to them, with the real Cyril Chubenko was defective.
Earlier blogger Ilya Varlamov noted that in the plot of the First channel dedicated to the anniversary of Euromaidan, in the guise of a participant in those events shown the other person.
In the course of its investigation Varlamov found that instead of Chubenko in the report appears a resident of Belarus Vitaly Yurchenko. Hero said on camera that he “Maidan gave nothing”.
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