Senior Journalist Oleksandr Kuchynsk Killed in Donetsk, Ukraine

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Year 02 Apr 2015 Country Ukraine Category D. Impunity Source of threat Unknown Partner EFJ/IFJ , AEJ Alert level Level 1
02 Apr 2015 Ukraine D. Impunity Unknown EFJ/IFJ , AEJ Level 1

57-year-old Oleksandr Kuchynsk, a senior journalist editor of Criminal Express, a newspaper in Donetsk covering crime, was found murdered along with his wife on 29 November 2014 in the village of Bogorodychne near Slovyansk in war-torn Donetsk Oblast, according to police sources. Officials of the Interior Ministry were quoted as saying that the couple was stabbed to death. Media reports added that Kuchynsk had gained a reputation from his investigations into the Donbass mafia.

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15 Feb 2017 : Reply from the Government of Ukraine
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