Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Journalist made to throw away apple before Yanukovichs press conference

Euroradio

The Ukrainian ex-President will make a speech at the exposition centre VartalExport in Rostov-on-Don today.

The place is encircled by the police. The square is barred with a metal fence, UNIAN reports. Journalists are allowed to enter only after they show their journalist IDs.

Policemen are asking journalists to throw away all unnecessary things before entering the building. For example, a journalist had to throw away an apple. Somebody could accidently throw the apple at Yanukovich, the police explained.

The press conference will start at 4 p.m. FET.