Andrei Stenin

05 August 2014

The 33-year-old photographer, missing since early August 2015, was found dead in Ukraine, the RIA-Novosti press agency he worked for announced, according to AFP quoting the Russian agency.

The RIA-Novosti chief ,Dmitry Kiselev, was quoted as saying that Stenin, initially thought as having been detained, had actually been killed when his car was hit by bullets and burn on the road close Donetsk, a rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine.

Russia had opened a probe in mid-August into the disappearance of the photographer and had believed that he had been taken by Ukrainian authorities, AFP added.

Source: AFP