Journalists Killed  |  Russia

Cynthia Elbaum


December 22, 1994, in Grozny, Russia

Elbaum, a 28-year-old American freelance photographer, was killed during a Russian air raid over Grozny, capital of the breakaway republic of Chechnya.

Medium: Print

Job: Photographer

Beats Covered: War

Gender: Female

Local or Foreign: Foreign

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Crossfire/Combat-Related

Suspected Source of Fire: Military Officials

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