Two Zvezda TV journalists held at Tallinn airport

Two correspondents working for the Zvezda television channel, Maksim Gritsenko and Vyacheslav Amelyutin, have been arrested at the Tallinn Airport, the television channel said on its website on Friday.

Two correspondents working for the Zvezda television channel, Maksim Gritsenko and Vyacheslav Amelyutin, have been arrested at the Tallinn Airport, the television channel said on its website on Friday.

"Zvezda special correspondent Maksim Gritsenko and his cameraman Vyacheslav Amelyutin were held while going through border control at the Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport," the website said.

The journalist, who arrived in Estonia to cover the so-called annual meeting of the veterans of the 20th Division of the SS in Sinimae, were held at passport control without explanation, the report said.

"The reporters had their belongings taken from them. The journalists were not allowed to contact the editorial office," the statement said.


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