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Russian war correspondent killed in shelling

The correspondent died because he had to implement propaganda content on behalf of the Kremlin.
The correspondent died because he had to implement propaganda content on behalf of the Kremlin.
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8:13 PM EST, November 23, 2023

Borys Maksudow, a Russian correspondent for the state network Rosija 24, was killed in the frontline. He died during Ukrainian shelling on Russian positions in Zaporizhia, according to Russian reports.

Be aware, details provided by the Russian media and government officials may be false. This data may be an element of a strategy conducted by the Russian Federation.

Maksudow was born in Uzbekistan, with his family relocating to Russia shortly after his birth. He embarked on a career in journalism after completing his studies. His work encompassed print media and he provided services for the State Television and Radio and Television in Sochi. He collaborated extensively with Rossija 24.

Borys Maksudow spent his final months in the Zaporizhia region. There, he offered firsthand reporting from the frontline. The 38-year-old was part of a group of journalists who, as per Russian media, found themselves the target of the Ukrainian armed forces.

The shelling likely occurred in response to the propagandistic material the journalists were generating. The collective aimed to implicate Ukrainians in attacks on populated areas within the Zaporizhia region.

Interfax, a Russian agency, first reported the journalist's death.

Rosija 24's war correspondent Borys Maksudow is dead. He sustained injuries yesterday (22.11) in Zaporizhia while filming a report about the Ukrainian shelling. The Ukrainian Armed Forces targeted a group of Russian journalists with a drone, as per a released telegram.

The Ukrainian portal Obozrevatel confirmed Maksudow's death. Initial reports suggested that the reporter died immediately during the attack. However, evidence now indicates that the hospital was where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Propagandist reacts to reporter's death

Head of the Union of Journalists of Russia and prominent Russian propagandist, Vladimir Solovyov, has commented on the events.

"Maksudov deserves the Order for Courage. He deserves a posthumous award," claimed Solovyov.
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