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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Viktor Nikulin

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Viktor Nikulin, January 1997, available at: [accessed 21 February 2018]
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Russian Public TV (ORT)
March 28, 1996, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Nikulin, a correspondent for Russian Public Television (ORT) in Dushanbe, was fatally shot at the door to his office. He had received three threatening telephone calls a week before he was killed.

Job:Broadcast Reporter
Beats Covered:Business, Culture, Politics
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Unknown Fire
Taken Captive:No


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