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Victor Pichugin (left) and Kira Over (right) are two of at least four journalists recently injured in consecutive attacks on Ukraine by Russian military forces. (Photos: Courtesy of Viktor Pichugin (left) TSN/Telegram (right))

At least 4 Ukrainian journalists injured in consecutive attacks on Ukraine

New York, April 9, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Tuesday condemned Russia’s latest series of attacks on Ukraine that injured at least four Ukrainian journalists reporting on the war.  On April 4, two early morning drone strikes hit Kharkiv in northeast Ukraine injuring Yuliya Boyko, a correspondent with the Ukrainian news website Novini.Live and a freelancer…

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Journalists suffer injuries while covering the war in Ukraine

Paris, September 23, 2022—Ukrainian and Russian authorities must investigate whether journalists covering the war in Ukraine were targeted because of their work and take steps to ensure their safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. On Saturday, September 17, Alejandro Kirk, a reporter for Venezuela-based television network Telesur, was injured by Ukrainian shelling while…

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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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