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31 May 2018

Anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko on Thursday dismissed criticism of cooperating with Ukrainian security services in the staging of his death. "My goal was to stay alive and ensure the safety of my family. ...

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31 May 2018

Ukraine's staging of the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko undermines the credibility of his profession worldwide, campaign group IFJ said Thursday, denouncing an "intolerable" lie. ...

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30 May 2018

News that the supposed murder of a prominent Russian journalist and Kremlin critic was actually staged by Ukraine to thwart a real attempt on his life provoked both relief and anger on Wednesday. ...

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30 May 2018

Reporters Without Borders condemned Wednesday the staging of a murder of an anti-Kremlin journalist in Ukraine as a "pathetic stunt". ...

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30 May 2018

The EU on Wednesday urged a "swift and transparent inquiry" into the killing of anti-Kremlin reporter Arkady Babchenko in Ukraine, condemning it as a "cowardly crime". ...

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30 May 2018

It can be deadly to ask questions about multibillion-dollar drug cartels or government corruption in Mexico, where more than 100 journalists have been murdered since 2000. Ninety percent of those cases remain unsolved. ...

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29 May 2018

A Mexican journalist was found beaten to death Tuesday in the northern state of Tamaulipas, on the US border, prosecutors said, at least the fifth journalist murdered in the country this year. ...

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29 May 2018

A Russian journalist who wrote for opposition media was shot dead Tuesday in Kiev, Ukrainian police said. Arkadi Babchenko was shot in his apartment building in the Ukrainian capital, police told AFP. ...

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29 May 2018

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people, some 70 times higher than official estimates, US researchers said Tuesday. ...

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29 May 2018

Hurricane Maria, which pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017, is likely responsible for the deaths of more than 4,600 people, some 70 times higher than official estimates, US researchers said Tuesday. ...

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