Turkey court orders release of Russian reporters: official

A Turkish court on Monday ordered the release of two Russian journalists detained in Istanbul after they were accused of filming near a facility manufacturing drones without authorisation, an official said. Journalist Alexei Petrushko and cameraman Ivan Malyshkin from Kremlin-friendly NTV channel were arrested by police in Istanbul on Thursday morning. A Turkish foreign ministry source said on Friday they were detained while filming near a facility for manufacturing drones and were working without accreditation. The journalists appeared before Istanbul’s main court in Caglayan on Monday, the o…

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