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First name:  Veronika

Last name:  Cherkasova

  • Gender:  Female
  • Job:  Investigative journalist
  • Media outlet:  Solidarnost
  • Type of media:  print media
  • Born:  Belarus

  • Died:  20 Oct 2004 Belarus
  • War zone:  no
  • Targeted? yes
  • Impunity: total

Stabbed a dozen times at her home

  • Wrote series of articles called "The KGB is still watching you."
    Reported on social issues, wrote profiles, investigated religious sects and crime.
    Previously worked for independent papers Beloruskaya Delovaya Gazeta and Beloruskaya Gazeta.
    Starts working for independent trade union paper Solidarnost.

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