American television station Fox News reported the killing of 24-year-old journalist Oleksandra Kuvshinova, another member of his group from Ukraine. When his reporter Benjamin Hall was injured, he was killed along with his fellow cinematographer Pierre Zakhrzevs in Horenka, near Kiev.
The vehicle of the group of journalists who came to Fox News was targeted in the shooting.
Oleksandra Kuvshinova is a local journalist who worked for Fox News for a month.
“He was incredibly talented and spent weeks working directly with our entire team, working tirelessly to make sure everyone knew what was going on in his country,” Agerpres told Fox News.
Fox News previously confirmed that 55-year-old cinematographer Pierre Zakrzewski was killed Monday. U.S. television said it was waiting for Kwushinova’s death to be announced in consideration of his family.
Pierre Zakrzewski, who immigrated to London, was a regular in the battlefields of Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. He is the fifth journalist and second foreign correspondent to be killed since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
American journalist Brent Renat was shot dead Sunday in a northwestern suburb of Kiev. Ukrainian journalist Evgeny Sakun was killed before a bomb blast near a Kiev television tower, and his colleague Victor Tudor was killed in a clash near the southern city of Mykolayiv (Nikolaev), according to Ukrainian officials.
UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azole condemned the killing of two journalists in Ukraine on Tuesday, urging the press to “never be targeted.” UNESCO’s Director-General has said that journalists play a key role in disseminating information during conflicts and should never be. A statement. “I call for compliance with international humanitarian standards to ensure the safety of journalists and media professionals,” he said.
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