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Ukraine

Igor Kornelyuk, Anton Voloshin

17 June 2014


The Russian TV journalist was killed in a mortar attack near Lugansk, Eastern Ukraine. Igor, who worked for All Russian State TV and Radio Company, was covering clashes between pro Russia insurgents and government forces when he was hit in an attack on a separatists' check point. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. His sound engineer Anton Voloshin was also killed on the spot.

Another crew member , cameraman Viktor Denisov survived.