Practising journalism is lethal in the Ukraine

The Terrible Truth

On 16 September 2000, 31-year-old journalist Georgy Gongadze, publisher of the Internet journal Ukrainska Pravda (, disappeared. He was later found headless in a ditch in a suburb of Kiev. He had been investigating corruption at the heart of Ukraine's government. At least two more journalists have been killed since.

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