CPJ urged to investigate attack on journalist Prudnikova

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Non-governmental organization, the Committee to protect journalists (CPJ) called on Thursday to investigate the attack on journalist Vyacheslav Prudnikov in Russia.

Prudnikov said earlier that he received a gunshot wound in the attack.

«We urge the Federal authorities of the Russian Federation to remove the case from the local jurisdiction and to appoint independent investigators to conduct fair, detailed and uncompromising investigation into the attack on Vyacheslav Prudnikov,» reads the statement.

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