STOCKHOLM (Sputnik) — Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende condemned Thursday a recent attack on journalists and human rights activists in Russia’s southern region of Ingushetia.
"I condemn the attack in Ingushetia yesterday. It is important that journalists and human rights defenders can work freely and in safety," Brende wrote in his official Twitter account.
The Russian Internal Ministry opened a criminal investigation into the attack.
The condition of the injured individuals was satisfactory, according to a local hospital staff member.