Journalists Killed  |  Ukraine

Igor Hrushetsky


May 10, 1996, in Cherkassy, Ukraine

Hrushetsky, a freelance journalist, was found dead near his home in Cherkassy, killed by a blow to the head. He was known for his reports on political corruption published in Nezavisimost and Respublika and had testified recently in a criminal case involving the son of a high-ranking police official.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Corruption

Gender: Male

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: Yes

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Government Officials

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: No

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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