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Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Andrei Soloviev

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1994
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1993 - Motive Confirmed: Andrei Soloviev, January 1994, available at: [accessed 28 November 2015]
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September 27, 1993, in Sukhumi, Georgia

Soloviev, a photo correspondent for ITAR-TASS, was killed by a sniper as he covered the fighting in Sukhumi.

Beats Covered:War
Local or Foreign:Foreign
Type of Death:Crossfire/Combat-Related
Suspected Source of Fire:Military Officials


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