31 May 2018

Russia reacts to faked death of journalist

From Morning Report, 7:20 am on 31 May 2018

It's been revealed Arkady Babchenko, a dissident Russian journalist, faked his own death with the help of Ukrainian police. He was reportedly shot twice in the back and reportedly he died in the ambulance on the way to hospital. The ploy was designed to help catch potential assassins. Our correspondent in Moscow Dan Ashby joins us to explain the Kremlin's reaction.