Journalists Killed  |  Russia

Felix Solovyov


February 26, 1996, in Moscow, Russia

Solovyov, a freelance photojournalist and a contributor to the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, was fatally shot in central Moscow. Two years earlier, he had published a portfolio on Moscow mafia groups in three German newspapers. He was in Germany discussing story ideas two weeks before his death.

Medium: Print

Job: Photographer, Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Crime

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Criminal Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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