News Digest for the period of 29.04.19 - 13.05.19

1. A house of a journalist was burned down in Volyn region

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

On the night of May 1, in Volyn region unknown suspects set fire to the house of the editor in chief of an internet media “ Radar”. She claims this to be a revenge for one of the publications.

Incident was reported by “Volyn 24” outlet.

Відомій волинській журналістці помстилися за матеріал підпалом будинку

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2. A journalist was attacked with a knife in Odesa

Thursday, May 2, 2019

On May 2 in Odesa, Olena Solomonova, a journalist of internet media Odessa.online was attacked on Kulikove field where at that time meeting dedicated the 5th anniversary of a tragedy of 2014 took place.

Incident was reported by “Depo.Odesa”

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3. Vadym Kovamrov, a journalist from Cherkasy was severely beaten. He is in a grave condition

Saturday, May 4, 2019

On May 4 in Cherkasy, Vadym Komarov, a journalist and a video blogger was severely beaten. He was hospitalized in a grave condition.

Attack was reported by councilmen of Cherkasy City Council Oleksandr Radutskyi and a journalist Serhiy Kuzliayev in Facebook.

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4. In result of a shooting in Kyiv, a journalist of Radio Liberty was injured

Monday, May 6, 2019

On the night of May 6 in Kyiv, Volodymyr Runets, a journalist of “True Time” (joint project of Radio Liberty and “Voice of America”) was wounded in result of a shooting.

Information was published by “Detector Media”.

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5. A journalist was flooded with feces in Odesa

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

On May 7 in Odesa, unknown individual flooded with feces a correspondent of “Zelenyi Lyst” and a member of NGO “Zelenyi Lyst” Svitlana Pidpala.

Svitlana reported the incident on her Facebook page.

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6. A journalist was threatened with murder in Volyn region. A threat was passed through her friend

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Nataliya Kamyshykova, a journalist of “Radar” web-site (Volyn region) stated that she was threatened with a murder after a recent unsuccessful attempt to burn her home.

A journalist wrote an article about the situation on “Radar” web-site

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7. In Kyiv a car of the editor in chief of TVI was burned down. Police opened a case

Sunday, May 12, 2019

On the night of May 12, in Kyiv a car of Volodymyr Yegorov, editor in chief of TVI TV channel was burned down. He claims this incident is connected to his professional activity

Incident was reported by “Ukrinform”

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