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Ukrainian journalist Vadym Komarov dies

Source : 112 Ukraine

He was beaten in Cherkasy downtown earlier
09:31, 20 June 2019

Ukrainian journalist Vadym Komarov
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On the night of June 20, a journalist Vadym Komarov from Cherkasy, who was beaten on May 4, died, as the Head of National Journalist Union of Ukraine Sergiy Tomilenko reported on Facebook.

“Since attack Vadym was unconscious, he was in coma. The only version of an assassination attempt, and now murder, which Cherkasy journalists believe in, is a professional activity of Vadym Komarov. He was uncomfortable for many politicians. He asked awkward questions about corruption in Cherkasy, he raised resonance topics,” Tomilenko wrote.

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He added that “physical aggression towards the journalists in Ukraine is on high level”.

Vadym Komarov was beaten on the street in Cherkasy downtown. He was taken to the intense care unit with his head broken.

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In 2016, there was an assassination attempt against him – someone tried to shoot the journalist.

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