The Russian journalist who was arrested on Thursday in Nicosia, following the revocation of his residence permit in the Republic of Cyprus for security reasons, was finally deported from Cyprus. It is worth noting that there was a second person with him, who was released.

According to diplomatic sources, during his arrest, the Russian journalist resisted, while his claims of violent behavior by the Cypriot police are rejected.

It is worth noting that, earlier on the case of the Russian journalist, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs made a protest visit to the ambassador of Cyprus in Moscow Cyprus Giorgallis, while the Republic of Cyprus is in communication with the Russian side at official and diplomatic level to resolve the case .

According to, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is aware of the matter and has taken all the necessary actions in such matters.