Discussion: Vice Reporter Describes His Detention In Ukraine

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Not many people come away from the tender mercies of the Spetsnaz with their health generally intact.

They let him go, he is high profile enough to be a cause celeb and now will take the mantle alongside the likes of Pussy Riot, as a news and noteworthy thorn in the side of Vlad the Magnificent.

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I gotta give this guy credit for being brave and having the balls to cover this story.


Simon Ostrovsky has balls the size of Jupiter. Watch him walk right past men in uniforms with guns wearing balaclavas and question their authority to stop him.

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some of the most courageous and important reporting of late. Kudo’s to Ostrovsky and Vice News for having the balls to cover real issues using real journalism. +99

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