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Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Unconfirmed: Sergei Grebenyuk

Publisher Committee to Protect Journalists
Publication Date January 1997
Cite as Committee to Protect Journalists, Journalists Killed in 1996 - Motive Unconfirmed: Sergei Grebenyuk, January 1997, available at: [accessed 15 December 2017]
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February 8, 1996, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Grebenyuk, a reporter for the independent Russian news agency Interfax, was found dead on February 8 in a canal in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent. The cause of death is unknown, but he was last seen on January 27. Russian correspondents working in Tashkent have often been threatened. Grebenyuk had received similar warnings and had previously been attacked.

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