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First name:  Alexander

Last name:  Klimchuk

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Managing editor
  • Media outlet:  Caucasus Press Images
  • Type of media:  news agency
  • Born:  Russia

  • Died:  10 Aug 2008 Georgia
  • War zone:  yes
  • Targeted? yes
  • Impunity: total


Killed with his colleague Giga Chikhladze while reporting on the entry of Georgian troops into the breakaway province of South Ossetia. Rebels fired at them as they tried to drive round a roadblock. American reporter Winston Federley and another Georgian journalist, Teimuraz Kikuradze, were with them and were wounded.


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