Is the Outrage Justified Over Russian Journalist Babchenko’s Participation in a Sting to Catch His Would-Be Assassins?

June 2, 2018
Arkady Babchenko (center) Russian journalist who fled to Ukraine to escape death threats, flanked by Vasyl Hrutsak (L), head of Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) and Yuriy Lutsenko (R), Prosecutor General of Ukraine

Many Western journalists are outraged that Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko cooperated with Ukrainian intelligence in a sting operation involving the faking of his murder to catch would-be Russian assassins.