Oleh Breus

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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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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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Oleh Breus

June 24, 2001 4:16 AM ET

Breus, publisher of the regional weekly XXI Vek in the provincial city of Luhansk, was shot dead at approximately 11 p.m. while driving up to his house accompanied by his wife and a friend.As Breus exited his car, he was...

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