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Ukraine

20 July 2016

The 44-year-old journalist who worked for Ukrainska Pravda, an independent news site, was killed in car explosion in central Kiev. Media reports quoted Ukrainian officials as saying that the explosion was set off remotely. ...

16 April 2015

According to media, the Department of Public Relations Research Affairs of Ukraine in Kiev reported that Buzyna was shot at around 12:20 (CEST) in Shevchenko district, near his house. ...

28 February 2015

Sergii Nikolaiev, senior photographer of Segodnya daily Ukrainian newspaper, died of wounds after an artillery attack near the village of Pesky located just 1.5 kilometer from Donetsk airport, in eastern Ukraine, on February 28. ...

29 November 2014

The 57-year-old senior journalist editor of Criminal Express , a newspaper in Donetsk covering the crime news, was killed along his wife in a village of Bogorodychne near Slovyansk in war-torn Donetsk Oblast, according to police sources. ...

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. ...

30 June 2014

Media reports said the cameraman who worked for the Russian public television, Channel One, was fatally wounded in the stomach when the convoy he was travelling in came under fire reportedly from Ukrainian forces in Donetsk. ...

17 June 2014

The Russian TV journalist was killed in a mortar attack near Lugansk, Eastern Ukraine. ...

24 May 2014

According to reports, Andrea Rocchelli and his Russian interpreter Andrey Mironov were killed in Slavyansk, eastern Ukraine, while covering fighting between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents. ...

18 February 2014

The journalist for Vesti newspaper died of wounds he sustained in attack allegedly by the” tityshki” , a group of youths who have been accused of working in collusion with security forces in Ukraine, according to the Independent Media Trade Un ...