Simon Ostrovsky

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Pro-Russia Gunmen Release Captured US Journalist

Simon Ostrovsky safe, free, and 'in good health'

(Newser) - Simon Ostrovsky, the American journalist for Vice News captured in Ukraine this week , has been released, Vice confirms . Ostrovsky is safe and "in good health," according to the statement. He spoke to the BBC, according to a series of tweets captured by Poynter , and said he is free... More »

US Journo Held in Ukraine

Pro-Russia insurgents confirm they're holding Vice News reporter

(Newser) - Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted today that they are holding an American journalist who has not been seen since early yesterday. Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist for Vice News, has been covering the crisis in Ukraine for weeks and was reporting about groups of masked gunmen seizing government buildings in... More »

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