The List of Journalists Who Were Injured in Clashes during the 19-30th of January

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IMI (Institute of mass information) is keeping track and checking the information about journalists, photographers, and cameramen who were injured while being on duty and covering clashes of protesters, police, and titushkas (thugs and athletes hired to beat protesters and damage property) in Kyiv and other cities.

1. Kyiv, January 19th. Evgen Feldman, photographer for “Novaya Gazeta” a Russian newspaper, suffered a cut and a broken nose from a stun grenade.

2. Kyiv, January 19th. Vyacheslav Veremiya, reporter for “Vesti” newspaper, section “Kyiv”, suffered eye and hand injuries from a stun grenade.

3. Kyiv, January 19th. Igor Volosankin, editor of “Uezdnye Novosti”, was injured in his leg and back by a stun grenade.

4. Kyiv, January 19th. Anatoliy Lazarenko from “Spilno.tv”, was shot in the arm with a traumatic weapon by the police during live streaming.

5. Kyiv, January 19th. Janek Falkiewicz from “Spilno.tv”, suffered a cut of the eye brow by a splinter from a stun grenade.

6. Kyiv, January 19th. Oleksandr Klimenko, photographer for “Golos Ukrainy”, was injured by a grenade that exploded under his feet. He has a deep wound in his leg and cheek. In the hospital, three plastic splinters of the grenade and a peace of his jeans were extracted from the wound in his leg.

7. Kyiv, January 19th. Bogdan Kutepov, journalist for “Hromadske TV”, was attacked by the police, who shot at his ipad.

8. Kyiv, January 19th. Halyna Sadomceva, coordinator for live streaming of “Spilno.tv”, suffered injuries to the face and legs from grenade splinters.

9. Kyiv, January 19th. Oleksandr Brams, photographer for “Komentarii”, has suffered multiple wounds and bruises as well as shoulder dislocation.

10. Kyiv, January 19th. Volodymyr Tyshenko, journalist for “Svoboda” newspaper, suffered leg injury by a stun grenade splinter. On the 20th of January, he was hit by a plastic bullet. 11. Kyiv, January 19th. Members of “Berkut” (elite riot police) rocked the bus, on top of which journalists were standing. They captured Denis Savchenko, cameraman for “Channel 5”, ripped off his badge and dragged him to police vehicle. His leg is broken, he cannot walk.

12. Kyiv, January 19th. Roman Pilipey, photographer-freelancer, suffered a head injury by a brick that was thrown from the side of the protesters.

13. Kyiv, January 19th. Danylo Evtukhov, senior editor for “Krytyka”, had eyelid injury from a stun grenade explosion, as well as an arm wound from a plastic bullet.

14. Kyiv, January 19th. Ivan Lubysh-Kirdey, cameraman for a “1+1” channel and photographer for a “Den’” newspaper, suffered multiple scratches and intoxication from a gas grenade that exploded under his feet. His clothes and shoes were torn.

15. Kyiv, January 19th. Volodymyr Zinchenko, cameraman for ICTV channel, was injured in the eye by a rubber bullet. 16. Kyiv, January 19th. Pavlo Ivanov, journalist for Ukrainian Youth Info Agency, was shot by four rubber bullets at once. All of the bullets hit him in the head and one hit his eye.

17. Kyiv, January 19th. Vlad Bovtruk, cameraman for “Hromadske TV”, was hit by rubber bullets in his stomach and leg.

18. Kyiv, January 19th. Vitaliy Tereshenko, photographer, fell from the bus and suffered severe injuries when “Berkut” police suddenly started driving the bus with journalists and cameramen on top of the vehicle.

19. Kyiv, January 19th. Oleksandr Kovalevsky, cameraman of channel“24”, suffered from a stun grenade explosion. His inner ear was bleeding. 20. Kyiv, January 19th. Oleksandr Sen’ko, photographer for “Anticorruption Buro” suffered from a gas grenade explosion.

21. Kyiv, January 20th. Igor Iskhakov, journalist of “Radio Svoboda”, suffered multiple bruises and cuts from a stun grenade. Later he and another journalist Dmytro Barkar were detained and beaten by the police.

22. Kyiv, January 20th. Dmytro Barkar, journalist of “Radio Svoboda”, was detained and beaten by the police.

23. Kyiv, January 20th. Max Levin, photographer for “LB.ua”, was beaten by titushkas (thugs hired to beat protesters) while returning to his car.

24. Kyiv, January 20th. Natalka Pisnya, journalist for “1+1” channel, was shot by the police in the leg.

25. Kyiv, January 20th. Volodymyr Karagyaur, cameraman for “Spilnobachennya”, was detained by the police and accused of supplying protestors with gas for their explosives.

26. Kyiv, January 20th. Ivan Nakonechny, cameraman for “Channel 5”, was filming with a camera when shot by a police. Bullet had hit the camera, and it stopped working.

27. Kyiv, January 20th. Anton Berezhny, reporter for “Spilno.tv” had severe bruising to the right shoulder and two broken fingers.

28. Kyiv, January 20th. Timur Ibragimov, from “Spilno.tv”, suffered two cuts from stun grenades splinters.

29. Kyiv, January 20th. Timur Bedernychek, cameraman for “Spilno.tv”, suffered multiple burns to his legs.

30. Kyiv, January 20th. Bogdan Babych, one of the founders of “Spilno.tv”, suffered a leg injury from a stun grenade splinter.

31. Kyiv, January 20th. Oleksii Simakov, journalist for STV, suffered a leg injury from a stun grenade splinter.

32. Kyiv, January 20th. Roman Malko, journalist of “The Ukrainian Week”, had an eye injury from a rubber bullet.

33. Kyiv, January 20th. Julia Kruk, journalist for ICTV, was intoxicated with tear gas.

34. Kyiv, January 20th. Yuri Usyk, cameraman for “Channel 5”, captured a moment when “Berkut” policeman shot him right in the camera lens.

35. Kyiv, January 20th. Stanislav Grigoryev, correspondent for a Russian REN TV, suffered from a stun grenade explosion. He is in the hospital with a broken leg.

36. Kyiv, January 21th. Oleg Veremienko, cameraman for “Prykhovana Pravda” (Hidden Truth), was shot in the head with a rubber bullet by the police.

37. Kyiv, January 21th. Dmytro Dvoychenkov, cameraman for “Espresso-TV”, was detained during live streaming. Later on police also stopped by his house.

38. Kyiv, January 21th. Oleksiy Novytskiy and Illya Berezenko, camera crew of “Espresso Tv”, were nearly missed by bullets from “Berkut” police.

39. Donetsk, January 21th. Tetyana Zarovna, reporter for “Gazeta Po-Ukrainsky” was attacked by Garik Agavelyan, a head of Donetsk Regional Armenian Society. Agavelyan was trying to knock the camera from journalist’s hands, was pushing her, and stomping over her feet. The incident happened on Evromaidan where supporters of the ruling party had gathered.

40. Kyiv, January 22nd. Oleksandr Sybirtsev, reporter for “Vesti” newspaper, suffered from stun grenade explosion.

41. Kyiv, January 22nd. Vasyl Fedosenko, a photographer for Reuters from Belarus, was injured by a rubber bullet.

42. Kyiv, January 22nd. Efrem Lykatsky, journalist from “The Associated Press”, was shot in the head by the police snipers.

43. Kyiv, January 22nd. Dmytro Vlasov, journalist from “The Associated Press”, was shot tree times in the groin by the police snipers.

44. Donetsk, January 22nd. Igor Monastyrov, cameraman for “Donbass” channel, was hit several times in the head and trunk by unknown youngsters who also were trying to snatch camera from his hands.

45. Kyiv, January 22nd. Vitaliy Derekh, journalist for “20minut.ua”, was aimed at by snipers. Bullets hit his camera.

46. Kyiv, January 22nd. Maxim Dondyuk, photographer-freelancer, suffered a leg injury and multiple bruises from a stun grenade explosion.

47. Kyiv, January 22nd. Yuriy Gruzinov, cameraman for a documentary film project “BABYLON’13”, suffered three gunshots.

48. Kyiv, January 22nd. Maryan Gavryliv, photographer from Lviv, was detained and beaten by “Berkut” police. He was imprisoned for two month.

49. Kyiv, January 22nd. Mstislav Chernov, photographer for “MediaPort”, suffered from a stun grenade.

50. Kyiv, January 23rd. Andriy Kyselov, director of “Lenta.doc”, was beaten and detained by “Berkut” police.

51. Cherkassy, January 23rd. Oleg Ogilko, a head and cameraman of “0472.ua”, was severely beaten by unidentified individuals. He suffered head and kidneys injuries, and bruises all over his body.

52. Kyiv, January 24th. Myroslav Mysa, journalist for “Golos Svobody”, was beaten by the army men. They threatened to take away his phone and to beat all journalists who will come to film them.

53. Kharkiv, January 25th. Sergiy Alekseev, cameraman for “1+1”, was attacked by a young man in sports attire. His camera was broken.

54. Mykolaiv, January 25th. Oleg Derenuga, journalist for “NicVesti”, was attacked by supporters of a ruling party during their rally. Oleg was trying to capture a fight between the participants of the event.

55. 56. Mykolaiv, January 25th. Evgen Gomonyuk, reporter for “NikiLife”, was confronted by several supporters of the ruling party. He was verbally attacked and threatened with the use of physical force.

57. Cherkassy, January 25th. Marianna Nemchenko, photographer for “Pro Vse”, was confronted by “Berkut” police. One of the policemen snatched her camera, and forced her to delete all pictures while she was shooting capturing of young men by “Berkut” police.

58. Zaporizhia, January 26th. Evgen Udovechenko was beaten by titushkas and detained and beaten by the police. He was punished by house arrest for two month.

59. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Denis Synegin, cameramen for ICTV, suffered injuries to his head and neck. His camera was also damaged.

60. Kharkiv, January 26th. Andriy Radych, cameraman for “ATN”, was attacked by titushkas. His camera was damaged.

61. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Sergiy Gonchar, cameraman for channel “11”, was attacked by titushka. His camera was damaged.

62. Zaporizhia, January 26th. Dmytro Smolenko, journalist for “Vsya Vlast”, was attacked by “Berkut” police and titushkas. He suffered multiple injuries to his head and hands. His camera was also destroyed.

63. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Denis Synegin, cameraman for ICTV, suffered injuries to his head and neck. His camera was also damaged.

64. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Sergiy Kochet, cameraman for channel “34”, suffered multiple injuries to his head and back.

65. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Danylo Peterimov, cameraman for channel “34”, suffered multiple injuries. He was beaten by the rubber batons. His arm is possibly broken.

66. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Nataliya Svetlova, journalist for channel “34”, suffered multiple bruises from beatings by the batons.

67. Cherkassy, January 26th. Sergiy Marchuk, journalist of the Polish “Belsat”, was attacked by “Berkut” police. He suffered multiple injuries and has eleven stitches on his head.

68. Cherkassy, January 26th. Yuriy Vysotsky, journalist of the Polish “Belsat”, was beaten by “Berkut” police. His camera equipment was confiscated.

69. Kirovograd, January 26th. Volodymyr Gryshko, journalist, was beaten on his kidneys by the police.

70. Zaporizhia, January 26th. Yuriy Gudymenko, editor in chief of “Mria” newspaper, was attacked. His finger is broken.

71. Cherkassy, January 26th. Sergiy Efimov, cameraman of “Vikka”, was attacked by “Berkut” police after he helped his colleague, who already was beaten.

72. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Yaroslav Markin, journalist for “Vesti”, was attacked by the police and titushkas. His notebook was damaged.

73. Dnipropetrovsk, January 26th. Nataliya Bilovetska, journalist of “Uradovy Courier”, was attacked by titushkas. They ripped her bag and forced her to give away memory card.

74. Cherkassy, January 27th. Stanislav Kukharuk, correspondent for “Inter”, was attacked and beaten by “Berkut” police.

75. Symferopol, January 28th, Sergiy Mokrushyna, journalist for “Center for Journalist Research”, was attacked by titushkas in front of the police. His camera was destroyed.

76. Dniprodzerzhynsk, January 28th. Mykhailo Baltasku, editor of “Sobytie” newspaper, was attacked by one of the administrative employees, who poured water over the journalist in the – 10C temperature.

77. Kyiv, January 29th. Bogdan Kutepov, journalist for “Hromadske TV”, was confronted by representatives of the ruling party. They took away his badge and ipad.

78. Dnipropetrovsk, January 30th. Titushka broke camera of one of the cameraman from “Novy Kanal”.

 

The List of Journalists Who Were Injured in Clashes during the 19-30th of January.

IMI is keeping track and checking the information about journalists, photographers, and cameramen who were injured while being on duty and covering clashes of protesters, police, and titushkas (thugs and athletes hired to beat protesters and damage property) in Kyiv and other cities.

January 19th, KYIV:

1. Evgen Feldman, photographer for “Novaya Gazeta” a Russian newspaper, suffered a cut and a broken nose from a stun grenade.

2. Vyacheslav Veremiya, reporter for “Vesti” newspaper, section “Kyiv”, suffered eye and hand injuries from a stun grenade.

3. Igor Volosankin, editor of “Uezdnye Novosti”, was injured in his leg and back by a stun grenade.

4. Anatoliy Lazarenko from “Spilno.tv” was shot in the arm with a traumatic weapon by the police during live streaming.

5. Janek Falkiewicz from “Spilno.tv”, suffered a cut of the eye brow by a splinter from a stun grenade.

6. Oleksandr Klimenko, photographer for “Golos Ukrainy”, was injured by a grenade that exploded under his feet. He has a deep wound in his leg and cheek. In the hospital, three plastic splinters of the grenade and a peace of his jeans were extracted from the wound in his leg.

7. Bogdan Kutepov, journalist for “Hromadske TV”, was attacked by the police, who shot at his ipad.

8. Halyna Sadomceva, coordinator for live streaming of “Spilno.tv”, suffered injuries to the face and legs from grenade splinters.

9. Oleksandr Brams, photographer for “Komentarii”, has suffered multiple wounds and bruises as well as shoulder dislocation.

10. Volodymyr Tyshenko, journalist for “Svoboda” newspaper, suffered leg injury by a stun grenade splinter. On the 20th of January, he was hit by a plastic bullet.

11. Members of “Berkut” (elite riot police) rocked the bus, on top of which journalists were standing. They captured Denis Savchenko, cameraman for “Channel 5”, ripped off his badge and dragged him to police vehicle. His leg is broken, he cannot walk.

12. Roman Pilipey, photographer-freelancer, suffered a head injury by a brick that was thrown from the side of the protesters.

13. Danylo Evtukhov, senior editor for “Krytyka”, had eyelid injury from a stun grenade explosion, as well as an arm wound from a plastic bullet.

14. Ivan Lubysh-Kirdey, cameraman for a “1+1” channel and photographer for a “Den’” newspaper, suffered multiple scratches and intoxication from a gas grenade that exploded under his feet. His clothes and shoes were torn.

15. Volodymyr Zinchenko, cameraman for ICTV channel, was injured in the eye by a rubber bullet.

16. Pavlo Ivanov, journalist for Ukrainian Youth Info Agency, was shot by four rubber bullets at once. All of the bullets hit him in the head and one hit his eye.

17. Vlad Bovtruk, cameraman for “Hromadske TV”, was hit by rubber bullets in his stomach and leg.

18. Vitaliy Tereshenko, photographer, fell from the bus and suffered severe injuries when “Berkut” police suddenly started driving the bus with journalists and cameramen on top of the vehicle.

19. Oleksandr Kovalevsky, cameraman of channel“24”, suffered from a stun grenade explosion. His inner ear was bleeding.

20. Oleksandr Sen’ko, photographer for “Anticorruption Buro” suffered from a gas grenade explosion.

21. Igor Iskhakov, journalist of “Radio Svoboda”, suffered multiple bruises and cuts from a stun grenade. Later he and another journalist Dmytro Barkar were detained and beaten by the police. 22. Dmytro Barkar, journalist of “Radio Svoboda”, was detained and beaten by the police.

January 20th, KYIV:

23. Max Levin, photographer for “LB.ua”, was beaten by titushkas (thugs hired to beat protesters) while returning to his car.

24. Natalka Pisnya, journalist for “1+1” channel, was shot by the police in the leg.

25. Volodymyr Karagyaur, cameraman for “Spilnobachennya”, was detained by the police and accused of supplying protestors with gas for their explosives.

26. Ivan Nakonechny, cameraman for “Channel 5”, was filming with a camera when shot by a police. Bullet had hit the camera, and it stopped working.

27. Anton Berezhny, reporter for “Spilno.tv” had severe bruising to the right shoulder and two broken fingers.

28. Timur Ibragimov, from “Spilno.tv”, suffered two cuts from stun grenades splinters.

29. Timur Bedernychek, cameraman for “Spilno.tv”, suffered multiple burns to his legs.

30. Bogdan Babych, one of the founders of “Spilno.tv”, suffered a leg injury from a stun grenade splinter.

31. Oleksii Simakov, journalist for STV, suffered a leg injury from a stun grenade splinter.

32. Roman Malko, journalist of “The Ukrainian Week”, had an eye injury from a rubber bullet.

33. Julia Kruk, journalist for ICTV, was intoxicated with tear gas.

34. Yuri Usyk, cameraman for “Channel 5”, captured a moment when “Berkut” policeman shot him right in the camera lens.

35. Stanislav Grigoryev, correspondent for a Russian REN TV, suffered from a stun grenade explosion. He is in the hospital with a broken leg. . January 21st,

KYIV:

36. Oleg Veremienko, cameraman for “Prykhovana Pravda” (Hidden Truth), was shot in the head with a rubber bullet by the police.

37. Dmytro Dvoychenkov, cameraman for “Espresso-TV”, was detained during live streaming. Later on police also stopped by his house.

38. Oleksiy Novytskiy and Illya Berezenko, camera crew of “Espresso Tv”, were nearly missed by bullets from “Berkut” police.

DONETSK:

39. Tetyana Zarovna, reporter for “Gazeta Po-Ukrainsky” was attacked by Garik Agavelyan, a head of Donetsk Regional Armenian Society. Agavelyan was trying to knock the camera from journalist’s hands, was pushing her, and stomping over her feet. The incident happened on Evromaidan where supporters of the ruling party had gathered.

January 22st, KYIV:

40. Oleksandr Sybirtsev, reporter for “Vesti” newspaper, suffered from stun grenade explosion.

41. Vasyl Fedosenko, a photographer for Reuters from Belarus, was injured by a rubber bullet.

42. Efrem Lykatsky, journalist from “The Associated Press”, was shot in the head by the police snipers.

43. Dmytro Vlasov, journalist from “The Associated Press”, was shot tree times in the groin by the police snipers.

44. Vitaliy Derekh, journalist for “20minut.ua”, was aimed at by snipers. Bullets hit his camera.

45. Maxim Dondyuk, photographer-freelancer, suffered a leg injury and multiple bruises from a stun grenade explosion.

46. Yuriy Gruzinov, cameraman for a documentary film project “BABYLON’13”, suffered three gunshots.

47. Maryan Gavryliv, photographer from Lviv, was detained and beaten by “Berkut” police. He was imprisoned for two month. 48. Mstislav Chernov, photographer for “MediaPort”, suffered from a stun grenade.

DONETSK:

49. Igor Monastyriov, cameraman for “Donbass” channel, was hit several times in the head and trunk by unknown youngsters who also were trying to snatch camera from his hands.

 

January 23st, KYIV:

50. Andriy Kyselov, director of “Lenta.doc”, was beaten and detained by “Berkut” police.

CHERKASSY:

51. Oleg Ogilko, a head and cameraman of “0472.ua”, was severely beaten by unidentified individuals. He suffered head and kidneys injuries, and bruises all over his body.

January 24th,

KYIV:

52. Myroslav Mysa, journalist for “Golos Svobody”, was beaten by the army men. They threatened to take away his phone and to beat all journalists who will come to film them.

January 25th,

KHARKIV:

53. Sergiy Alekseev, cameraman for “1+1”, was attacked by a young man in sports attire. His camera was broken.

MYKOLAIV:

54. Oleg Derenuga, journalist for “NicVesti”, was attacked by supporters of a ruling party during their rally. Oleg was trying to capture a fight between the participants of the event.

55. Evgen Gomonyuk, reporter for “NikiLife”, was confronted by several supporters of the ruling party. He was verbally attacked and threatened with the use of physical force.

CHERKASSY:

56. Marianna Nemchenko, photographer for “Pro Vse”, was confronted by “Berkut” police. One of the policemen snatched her camera, and forced her to delete all pictures while she was shooting capturing of young men by “Berkut” police.

January 26th, CHERKASSY:

57. Sergiy Marchuk, journalist of the Polish “Belsat”, was attacked by “Berkut” police. He suffered multiple injuries and has eleven stitches on his head.

58. Yuriy Vysotsky, journalist of the Polish “Belsat”, was beaten by “Berkut” police. His camera equipment was confiscated.

59. Sergiy Efimov, cameraman of “Vikka”, was attacked by “Berkut” police after he helped his colleague, who already was beaten.

DNIPROPETROVSK:

60. Denis Synegin, cameramen for ICTV, suffered injuries to his head and neck. His camera was also damaged.

61. Sergiy Gonchar, cameraman for channel “11”, was attacked by titushka. His camera was damaged.

62. Sergiy Kochet, cameraman for channel “34”, suffered multiple injuries to his head and back.

63. Danylo Peterimov, cameraman for channel “34”, suffered multiple injuries. He was beaten by the rubber batons. His arm is possibly broken.

64. Nataliya Svetlova, journalist for channel “34”, suffered multiple bruises from beatings by the batons.

65. Yaroslav Markin, journalist for “Vesti”, was attacked by the police and titushkas. His notebook was damaged.

66. Nataliya Bilovetska, journalist of “Uradovy Courier”, was attacked by titushkas. They ripped her bag and forced her to give away memory card.

ZAPORIZHIA:

67. Evgen Udovechenko was beaten by titushkas and detained and beaten by the police. He was punished by house arrest for two month.

68. Dmytro Smolenko, journalist for “Vsya Vlast”, was attacked by “Berkut” police and titushkas. He suffered multiple injuries to his head and hands. His camera was also destroyed.

69. Yuriy Gudymenko, editor in chief of “Mria” newspaper, was attacked. His finger is broken.

KHARKIV:

70. Andriy Radych, cameraman for “ATN”, was attacked by titushkas. His camera was damaged.

KIROVOGRAD:

71. Volodymyr Gryshko, journalist, was beaten on his kidneys by the police.

January 27th, CHERKASSY:

72. Stanislav Kukharuk, correspondent for “Inter”, was attacked and beaten by “Berkut” police.

January 28th, DNIPRODZERZHYNSK:

73. Mykhailo Baltasku, editor of “Sobytie” newspaper, was attacked by one of the administrative employees, who poured water over the journalist in the – 10C temperature.

SYMFEROPOL:

74. Sergiy Mokrushyna, journalist for “Center for Journalist Research”, was attacked by titushkas in front of the police. His camera was destroyed.

January 29th, KYIV:

75. Bogdan Kutepov, journalist for “Hromadske TV”, was confronted by representatives of the ruling party. They took away his badge and ipad.

January 30th,

DNIPROPETROVSK: 76. Titushka broke camera of one of the cameraman from “Novy Kanal”.