Ukrainian television station hit by rocket-propelled grenade
MOSCOW (AP) — An unidentified assailant has fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a Ukrainian television station in the capital, Kiev, damaging the building.
No one was hurt in the attack Saturday, and Kiev police have initiated a search for suspects. Authorities have classified the attack as an act of terrorism.
The target was the Ukraine 112 television station, a network considered by some to be pro-Russian.
On Thursday, Ukraine’s prosecutor general threatened legal action if the network airs a new Oliver Stone documentary that features an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine 112, a 24-hour news network, is owned Taras Kozak, who is running for parliament on the Opposition Bloc party ticket, organized by Viktor Medvedchuk.
Medvedchuk has ties to Putin and was sanctioned by the U.S. in 2014.