Mykhailo Kolomyets

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Belarus

March 31, 2003 12:09 PM ET

In May 2002, CPJ named Belarus one of the world's 10 worst places to be a journalist, highlighting the stifling repression of Europe's most authoritarian regime. The rest of the year brought more bad news for the country's besieged but...

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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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