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Ukrainian journalist Mykola Pastukh seriously injured by shelling in eastern Ukraine

Paris, June 2, 2022 — Russian and Ukrainian authorities must ensure the safety of journalists reporting on the war in Ukraine and investigate the shelling that seriously injured Ukrainian fixer and documentarian Mykola Pastukh, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On May 28, Russian forces shelled the eastern city of Lysychansk, in the Luhansk…

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks at a news conference in Kiev, May 14, 2017. (Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko)

Ukraine bans Russian media outlets, websites

New York, May 17, 2017–Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko should immediately reverse his order obstructing at least 19 Russian media companies, four popular Russian websites, and banning at least 13 journalists from entering the country for a year, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The decree, published on the Ukrainian presidency’s website on May 15,…

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TV journalist wounded in eastern Ukraine

On April 14, 2015, in Shyrokyne, a village in eastern Ukraine, local journalist Andrei Lunyov was wounded after accidentally triggering a trip wire that led to an explosion, regional and international press reported.

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Russian journalist and media worker killed in eastern Ukraine

New York, June 17, 2014–A Russian journalist and a media worker died from injuries they sustained in mortar fire in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk today, according to Russian and international media reports. Igor Kornelyuk, correspondent for the state-owned broadcaster VGTRK, and Anton Voloshin, a sound engineer, were reporting on the deadly clashes between…

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