Affiliated media: Kolo, Editor-in-chief
Incident date: May 9, 2023
- Non-fatal attack / beating / injury / torture
Who attacked: Unknown sources
Source: Online media Poltavschyna
Location: Ukraine, Poltava Oblast, Poltava
On May 9, city residents laid flowers at the Soldier’s Glory Memorial. Journalist Tetiana Tsyrulnik was covering the event. Afterwards, an unidentified man aggressively demanded that the journalist leave, started pushing her out and hit her in the face. Poltava police opened criminal proceedings over violence against the journalist.