Investigative freelancer Vadym Komarov dies in Ukraine six weeks after unidentified men brutally assault him. The journalist was known for uncovering local corruption. New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, pictured, must guarantee investigative reporters can work safely if he is to fulfill his election promise to combat corruption. CPJ calls on Zelenskiy to promote press freedom by resolving impunity in the murders of journalists, including Pavel Sheremet, and ensuring that reporters can work freely no matter their affiliation or opinion. (Photo: Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko)• Journalists killed in Ukraine
CPJ Executive Director Joel Simon writes to Ukraine's newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, urging him to prioritize and promote press freedom in the country.