Dozens of journalists killed or captured by Russians in Ukraine — First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska
“Dozens of journalists have already died in Ukraine. Dozens of other Ukrainian media workers were abducted by the invaders. I bow before the diligent people working in the press. Thank you for the facts you’ve been gathering risking your life. Please stay safe! Not only to be able to continue your work, but also to live!” the message of the First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska reads.
“And I’d like to say that at these times, each of us is a journalist. We all have access to social networks, we can all testify to what we see, collect and publish stories about what is happening around us. The main thing is to report the truth and only the truth. For the sake of the dead and the living,” the First Lady of Ukraine urged.
According to the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine, during the war in Ukraine, 18 journalists were killed, three went missing, eight were kidnapped, 13 media representatives were injured.