Armenian Film Director Attacked In Moscow


25.04.2006 04:52 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Another Armenian – Secretary of the Union of
Cinematographers of Armenia Mikayel Dovlatyan – is attacked in Moscow,
report participants of the Forum of National Cinematography. According
to them, Sunday in Oktyabrskaya metro pedestrian crossing a group
of unknown persons attacked Dovlatyan. He was hit on his head with
a bottle, then those attacking “fled in a cowardly manner.” The
participants of the Forum of National Cinematography addressed the
Moscow and federal authorities. “Cases similar to that, which happened
to Mikayel Dovlatyan, can have extremely destructive impact on our
humanitarian cooperation,” their statement says. “We urge leaders
of Russia and Moscow not to admit it,” the statement runs. The open
letter is signed by heads of the Confederation of the Unions of
Cinematographers, as well as heads of the Unions of Cinematographers
of Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan,
reports the Ekho Moskvy.

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