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First name:  Giga

Last name:  Chikhladze

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Managing editor
  • Media outlet:  Alania TV
  • Type of media:  TV
  • Born:  Russia

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

Killed with his colleague Alexander Klimchuk 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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