Mykola Pastukh - Justice for Journalists

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Mykola Pastukh

Affiliated media: Fixer

Incident date: May 28, 2022

Attack type:

  • Attempted murder

Who attacked: Military

Source: National Union of Journalists of Ukraine

Location: Ukraine, Luhansk Oblast, Lysychansk

Additional information:

Two foreign freelance journalists and a Ukrainian fixer came down the artillery fire from Russian forces in the Luhansk region. According to a video posted on his Facebook page by Alex Chan Tsz Yuk, a shell burst a few meters away from the journalists, as a result of which Alex was injured and began to have a bad hearing in his left ear. Kaoru Ng was not injured. A shell wounded Mykola Pastukh. The journalist is currently in a hospital. As a result of the wound, his right arm is practically non-functional.