In Ukraine, a French journalist was shot and killed. According to the information given by Emmanuel Macron, French President. On Monday, Macron tweeted that ” Frederic Leclerc-Imhoff Journalist was in Ukraine to show the war’s reality. A humanitarian bus onboard, to escape alongside civilians forced to flee the Russian bombs, and he was there fatally shot,”. More, he said that I am sharing the mourning of his family, colleagues, and friends to whom I am sending the condolences. He added more about the one who carried out the difficult mission of providing accurate information in theaters of operation; I want to reiterate France’s unconditional support.
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Catherine Colonna, France’s Foreign Minister, has said that she had talked with the governor of Luhansk. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has asked her to investigate this incident. She said that targeting a humanitarian convoy and a journalist is a double crime. Of shrapnel, he was the victim; following a humanitarian operation, he was there in an armored vehicle on Monday.
One of his colleagues, Maxime Brandstetter, in this strike who was slightly wounded and was not hit, their fixer Oksana leuta. For six years, BFM TV Leclerc Imhoff had worked for the broadcaster and Ukraine on his second trip since it was the start of the Russian invasion.
#Ukraine The French journalist Frédéric Leclerc Imhoff was killed in Severodonetsk. He was hit in the neck by Russian shell shrapnel. The car was to evacuate people, which was the story the journalist wanted to report on.
My thoughts are with his loved ones. pic.twitter.com/5bmfNDDziY
— Hanna Liubakova (@HannaLiubakova) May 30, 2022
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For over three months now, the Altice media group and the BFMTV have had the editorial staff share the mourning and the grief of their friends and family. More said that this tragic event was reminded of the dangers it faced by all the journalists, who are risking their lives to report for this conflict. For the first time, this did not happen when a journalist was killed while covering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In March there, the Yevhenii sakun Ukrainian operator was reported killed when it was shelled Kyivs tv tower.
On the 13th of March, the American journalist Brent Renaud, the award-winning, was also killed in the Ukrainian city of Irpin by the Russian forces as per the information Kyiv to police. The other journalist Juan Arredondo. For the news, journalist Pierre Zakrzewski the next day was a photojournalist and was 55 years old, and 24-year-old Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra who was working for a consultant network was also killed near Kyiv.