Journalists Killed  |  Russia

Dmitry Kholodov

Mosckovski Komsomolets

October 17, 1994, in Moscow, Russia

CJESKholodov, an investigative reporter for the Moscow-based newspaper Mosckovski Komsomolets, was killed in a bomb blast at the newspaper's offices. Kholodov, who had been investigating mafia connections with the military, was killed when he opened a briefcase he had been led to believe contained secret documents exposing military corruption.


Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Corruption, Crime

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No


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