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Ukrainian photojournalist found dead in northern kyiv


The lifeless body of Ukrainian photojournalist Max Levinthat the past disappeared March 13 when I worked at north of kyivwas found this Friday by the policeas reported this Saturday by the Institute of Mass Media of Ukraine. “According to preliminary information, Levin was murdered by troops of the russian armed forces,” said the institute. With this murder, there are already six journalists and photojournalists who have died in the war in ukraine.

Levin was born in 1981 and leaves behind his wife and four minor children. He was a photographer and documentalist collaborating with Ukrainian and international media, including Reuters, BBC or Associated Press.

The body found in the town of Huta Mezyhirska, north of the capital. The Vyshgorod District Prosecutor’s Office has announced that it will investigate his death.

Your partner is still missing

The photojournalist disappeared in the same area where his body was found, where he had gone to document civilian flight before the Russian advance along with his partner Oleksiy Chernyshovwhich is still missing.

5 more journalists murdered

The war in ukraine It has already claimed the lives of six journalists in the five weeks of conflict. Another 35 industry experts have been injured, according to official Ukrainian sources.

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The American journalist Brent Renaud, 50, was shot to death on March 13 in the city of Irpin. We must also add the death of the Ukrainian cameraman Yevhenii Sakun, who lost his life on March 2 in the bombing of the kyiv communication tower. Five days later, another reporter, Victor Doubta native of Lviv, died near Mikolaiv.

The Ukrainian authorities have registered 148 crimes against informers and media in the war, the Ukrainian Center for Strategic Communication and Information Security (Stratcom) reported last week.


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