Iryna Dubchenko

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Russian forces release Ukrainian journalist Iryna Dubchenko

Paris, April 12, 2022 — In response to Russian forces’ release of Ukrainian journalist Iryna Dubchenko, the Committee to Protect Journalists on Tuesday issued the following statement calling on Russian authorities to stop detaining members of the press: “However great the relief of Ukrainian journalist Iryna Dubchenko’s release, Russian forces never should have detained her…

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At least 2 Ukrainian journalists injured by Russian shelling; 1 journalist held in Donetsk

Paris, March 29, 2022 – Russian authorities should stop detaining Ukrainian journalists covering the war and ensure that they can report safely and without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. On March 25, Russian forces shelled a civilian convoy in the northern region of Chernihiv, injuring Andriy Tsaplienko, a reporter with…

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Russia-Ukraine watch

How the war is affecting press freedom in the region Updated June 16, 2022 Russia’s February 24 full-scale invasion of Ukraine marked a sharp escalation in threats to press freedom in the region and beyond. Journalists in Ukraine have been killed covering the war, while many of their Russian counterparts have fled or faced persecution….

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