RIA Novosti and Izvestia correspondents came under fire in the Spartak district of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, journalists report on Telegram.
According to the correspondent of RIA Novosti, aimed fired at cars with media representatives. The journalists were not hurt.
Earlier, the Italian blogger Vittorio Rangeloni, who, along with other journalists, came under fire on a highway in the Donbass, said that this was “not the first such experience” for him. According to him, the shelling began from the Ukrainian side.
On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a special military operation in the Donbass. He stressed that military actions are directed "against those who took Ukraine and its people hostage."
The Ministry of Defense reported that they are not inflicting any strikes on civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine, only on military infrastructure, and nothing threatens the civilian population of Ukraine.