Journalists Killed  |  Russia

Nina Yefimova


May 9, 1996, in Grozny, Russia

Yefimova, a reporter for Vozrozhdeniye, a local Russian-language newspaper in Grozny, was abducted with her mother from their apartment on May 8. Both were found dead from bullet wounds the next day in different parts of the city. Yefimova had written stories about crime in Chechnya.

Medium: Print

Job: Print Reporter

Beats Covered: Crime

Gender: Female

Local or Foreign: Local

Freelance: No

Type of Death: Murder

Suspected Source of Fire: Criminal Group

Impunity: Yes

Taken Captive: Yes

Tortured: No

Threatened: No

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