Igor Aleksandrov

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CPJ urges vigorous investigations, reforms

January 31, 2005 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists is heartened by your stated commitment to improve the poor press freedom climate in Ukraine. There is much to be remedied--and many benefits to be gained--as your administration ushers in what is widely hoped to be a new democratic era.

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Ukraine

March 31, 2003 12:00 PM ET

During 2002, President Leonid Kuchma's relationship with the United States hit an all-time low over suspicions that he sold a sophisticated radar system to Iraq. At home, his presidency was threatened by court rulings that opened a criminal case against...

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Body of Ukrainian journalist found

November 19, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, November 19, 2002—A body suspected to be that of Mykhailo Kolomyets, director of Ukrainski Novyny news agency, was found on October 30 hanging from a tree in a forest in northwestern Belarus, near the city of Maladzechna, said...

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CPJ marks second anniversary of journalist's disappearance

September 13, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 13, 2002—Two years after the disappearance of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze, the Committee to Protect Journalists is dismayed by the lack of progress in the government's inquiry into this case. "President Leonid Kuchma's government continues to obstruct...

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Suspect charged with journalist's murder acquitted

May 17, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 17, 2002—The man accused in the July 2001 murder of prominent television journalist Igor Aleksandrov was acquitted today by the Donetsk Court of Appeals in eastern Ukraine. The court ruled that there was not enough evidence to...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Europe & Central Asia

March 26, 2002 12:11 PM ET

The exhilarating prospect of broad press freedoms that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union a decade ago has faded dramatically in much of the post-communist world. A considerable decline in press freedom conditions in Russia during the last year,...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Ukraine

March 26, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Legal harassment, violence, and death continued to stalk Ukrainian journalists in 2001. Two murders underscored the continuing dangers, as did the stalled investigation into the murder of Internet journalist Georgy Gongadze. More than a year after Gongadze's headless corpse was...

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37 journalists killed for their work in 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 3, 2002--A total of 37 journalists were killed worldwide as a direct result of their work in 2001, a sharp increase from 2000 when 24 were killed, according to CPJ research. At least 25 were murdered, almost...

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37 periodistas asesinados por su trabajo en el 2001

January 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Nueva York, 3 de enero de 2002 -- Un total de 37 periodistas fueron asesinados en todo el mundo como resultado directo de su labor en el 2001, un brusco incremento en relación con el año 2000, cuando 24...

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CPJ condemns murder of TV journalist

October 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent organization dedicated to the defense of press freedom worldwide, strongly condemns the recent murder of prominent television journalist Igor Aleksandrov.

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