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August 24, 2010

Ukrainian president urges intensive search for missing investigative journalist

President Viktor Yanukovych of Ukraine is taking control of the case of an investigative journalist who has gone missing. In that role, Yanukovych ordered top law enforcement officials on Friday to "make every possible and impossible effort" to find Vasyl Klymentyev, the editor of a newspaper in the eastern city of Kharkiv. Klymentyev, chief editor and reporter for the Kharkiv-based weekly newspaper Novyi Stil (New Style) has been missing for almost two weeks. According to local news reports,... MORE
August 19, 2010

Journalist goes missing in eastern Ukraine

Vasyl Klymentyev, chief editor and reporter for the Kharkiv-based weekly newspaper Novyi Stil (New Style) has been missing for a week, New York-based press freedom group Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has reported. According to local news reports, on August 11, Klymentyev was seen leaving his home in the city of Kharkiv, in eastern Ukraine, with an unknown man in a BMW. The reports did not specify who saw Klymentyev that day. He has not been seen or heard from since. The journalist's... MORE
August 12, 2010

Television and radio station company's property seized in Crimea

The property of the television and radio company Chornomorska, which is the main mass media outlet of the Crimean opposition, has been seized, according to the "Ukrayinska Pravda" online edition. The building that houses the editorial office and videotape recording studio, as well as the office of the ASsol radio station, cars and all other belongings regardless of their location are to be seized, the Chornomorska company president, Tetyana Krasykova, said, according to Kyiv-based Institute of... MORE

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