(Times Of Ocean)- Local journalists and press members are risking their lives at every turn to cover latest developments on the ground. Russia-Ukraine war
Ukraine’s prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova says 18 journalists died and 13 others were injured reporting Russia-Ukraine war.
She wrote on Twitter that exposing the truth about Putin’s aggression had become increasingly risky and dangerous.
During the first month of the war, Russia committed at least 148 crimes against Ukrainian journalists and media.
IMI reports at least six journalists have been killed in Kyiv and its suburbs by Russian forces while on duty.
Russia targeted at least 10 TV towers in Ukraine, causing complete or temporary disruptions of TV and radio broadcasts in eight regions.
A total of 70 regional media outlets have also been forced to shut down due to war-related threats.
UN estimates 1,417 civilians [including 161 children] were killed and 2,038 injured in Ukraine, with actual number likely higher.
Approximately 4.17 million Ukrainians have fled the country, according to UNHCR, with millions more internally displaced. #RussiaUkraineWar