#AceWorldNews – UKRAINE – April 25 – American reporter Simon Ostrovsky, detained by anti-government activists in Slavyansk on Tuesday, has been freed, CBC journalist Jean-Francois Belanger has confirmed.
According to Belanger, Ostrovsky is now with the CBC crew en route to Donetsk.
Breaking: hostage @SimonOstrovsky is free and safe. He is with us in CBC car en route to Donetsk @CBCNews @CBCAlerts pic.twitter.com/9uSyr81zDD
— J-Francois Belanger (@belangerjf) April 24, 2014
VICE News later confirmed Ostrovsky has been set free in a website statement:
“Vice News is delighted to confirm that our colleague and friend Simon Ostrovsky has been safely released and is in good health.”
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1. Vice News – https://news.vice.com/articles/simon-ostrovsky-has-been-released?trk_source=homepage-in-the-news