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Ukraine: Kyiv Post in crisis as owner fires entire staff

The IPI global network today expresses grave concern over the move by the business tycoon owner of the Kyiv Post to immediately suspend publication of Ukraine’s largest independent English-language newspaper and fire its entire newsroom. “Yesterday’s announcement is a major blow to independent journalism in Ukraine”, IPI Deputy Director Scott Griffen said. “The Kyiv Post […]

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Ukrainian investigative program targeted by arson attack, surveillance

Authorities in Ukraine must conduct a thorough and transparent investigation to ensure those responsible for the arson attack on a car belonging to a leading investigative journalism program are swiftly brought to justice, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. At around 12.30am on August 17, unknown assailants set fire to a car in the […]

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A year later, killers of Ukraine journalist Vadym Komarov still evading justice

One year ago today, Ukrainian local investigative journalist Vadym Komarov died in hospital of serious wounds he suffered from three devastating blows to the head with a heavy object. The brutal assault took place on the morning of May 4, 2019, when Komarov, 57, was attacked by an unidentified individual in his hometown Cherkasy in […]

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Ukraine investigative news platform hit with criminal probe

Authorities in Ukraine should immediately drop an unfounded pre-trial criminal probe into investigative news agency Slidstvo.Info and respect the media’s right to request information in the public interest, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. On March 3, journalists and editors from Slidstvo.Info, a Ukrainian member of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), […]

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