Oleksandr Makhov, a Ukrainian journalist and serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, has died

Photo: Facebook Marian Kushnir
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Updated: May 05 2022 at 02:44 pm
Source: myukraineis.org

He worked for Dom and Ukraina 24 TV channels.

What happened. On May 4, it became known that Oleksandr Makhov, a Ukrainian journalist and serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, had died.

Source. This was announced by Radio Svoboda journalist Marian Kushnir on his Facebook page and hromadske .

Details. Alexander was a native of Luhansk region, a participant in hostilities and a military correspondent. On February 24, the journalist announced that he was going to war. He regularly published photos from the front and told about the battles.

journalist-fighter Oleksandr Makhov
journalist-fighter Oleksandr Makhov

"Believe in the Armed Forces": the last words of the deceased journalist-fighter Oleksandr Makhov

Oleksiy Matsuka, editor-in-chief of the Dom TV channel, told hromadske that Oleksandr had been fighting in the Kharkiv direction since the first day of the war. The details of the fighter's death are currently being clarified, the Ministry of Defense promises to announce the bottom later.

"The last time we got in touch with him was three days ago. Our journalists, our soldiers in Donbass kept in constant touch with Sasha, everyone wanted to help, they wanted to keep the connection that arose between us all while working on state TV. For all of us, this work has long been more than just a function - a community of like-minded people has formed here. Makhov is the backbone of this group - our Donbas groups were in constant contact with him, the war is changing everything. The war has already changed everything, "Matsuka said.

Background. We will remind, on April 1 after long searches around the village of Guta Mezhyhirska in the Kiev region police found the photographer and documentary filmmaker Max Levin dead.

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