9 Journalists Killed in Ukraine since 1992/Motive Confirmed



Andrea Rocchelli


Cesura photo agency
Ukraine
May 24, 2014

Georgy Gongadze


Ukrainska Pravda
Ukraine
September 16, 2000

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2014

1992


Statistical Analysis

Job *

33% Broadcast reporter
33% Camera Operator
33% Columnist / Commentator
67% Editor
33% Photographer
44% Internet reporter/writer
56% Print reporter/writer
44% Producer
33% Publisher/Owner
33% Technician
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Medium *

56% Internet
78% Print
33% Radio
44% Television
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Gender

100% Male
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Local / Foreign

67% Local
33% Foreign
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Murder Victims

17% Taken Captive
17% Tortured

Type of Death

22% Crossfire/Combat
11% Dangerous Assignment
67% Murder
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Impunity in Murder Cases

67% Complete impunity
33% Partial justice
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Suspected Source of Fire in Murder Cases

67% Government Officials
17% Local Residents
17% Unknown
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Beats Covered by Victims *

44% Business
67% Corruption
56% Crime
33% Culture
33% Human Rights
56% Politics
33% Sports
33% War
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Freelance

11% Freelance
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All figures are rounded to the nearest full percentage point. * May add up to more than 100 percent because more than one category applies in some cases.


9 Journalists Killed in Ukraine/Motive Confirmed

     Terminology explained

Anatoly Klyan, Pervy Kanal

     June 30, 2014, in Donetsk, Ukraine

Igor Kornelyuk, VGTRK

     June 17, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Andrea Rocchelli, Cesura photo agency

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine

Vyacheslav Veremiy, Vesti

     February 19, 2014, in Kiev, Ukraine

Igor Aleksandrov, Tor

     July 7, 2001, in Slavyansk, Ukraine

Georgy Gongadze, Ukrainska Pravda

     September 16, 2000, in Kyiv, Ukraine

Borys Derevyanko, Vechernyaya Odessa

     August 11, 1997, in Odessa, Ukraine

Igor Hrushetsky, Freelancer

     May 10, 1996, in Cherkassy, Ukraine

Vladimir Ivanov, The Glory of Sevastopol

     April 18, 1995, in Sevastopol, Ukraine



2 Media Workers Killed in Ukraine

     Terminology explained

Anton Voloshin, VGTRK

     June 24, 2014, in Metallist, Ukraine

Andrei Mironov, Memorial

     May 24, 2014, in Andreyevka, Ukraine



5 Journalists Killed in Ukraine/Motive Unconfirmed

     Terminology explained

Heorhiy Chechyk, Yuta

     March 3, 2004, in Pyryatin District, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine

Oleh Breus, XXI Vek

     June 24, 2001, in Luhansk, Ukraine

Yuliy Mazur, Yug

     November 30, 2000, in Odessa, Ukraine

Petro Shevchenko, Kyivskiye Vedomosti

     March 13, 1997, in Kyiv, Ukraine

Viktor Frelix, Freelancer journalist and publisher

     June 2, 1995, in L'vov, Ukraine