VICE Correspondent, Simon Ostrovsky, Reportedly Taken Hostage by Pro-Russian Forces

VICE Correspondent, Simon Ostrovsky, Reportedly Taken Hostage by Pro-Russian Forces

New Republic

Simon Ostrovsky, an American journalist and correspondent for VICE News, has apparently been taken hostage in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk. Vyacheslav Ponomarev, the “people’s mayor”—i.e., the guy elected by the pro-Russian rabble —confirmed this at a press conference today.

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