Richard Engel and NBC Crew Temporarily Detained in Crimea


By Jordan Chariton Comment

While traveling to cover the referendum vote on whether Crimea should secede from Ukraine and join Russia, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel and his crew were temporarily detained.


Engel is of course no stranger to danger abroad: he and his team were held captive in Syria back in 2012. Engel’s report on trying to avoid military checkpoints after the jump.