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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Confirmed: Igor Hrushetsky

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
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May 10, 1996, in Cherkassy, Ukraine

Hrushetsky, a freelance journalist, was found dead near his home in Cherkassy, killed by a blow to the head. He was known for his reports on political corruption published in Nezavisimost and Respublika and had testified recently in a criminal case involving the son of a high-ranking police official.

Job:Print Reporter
Beats Covered:Corruption
Local or Foreign:Local
Type of Death:Murder
Suspected Source of Fire:Government Officials
Taken Captive:No


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