Ukrainian photojournalist and filmmaker found dead outside KyivMaksim Levin, a Ukrainian photojournalist, and filmmaker was found dead outside Kyiv more than two weeks after he was last seen, according to the Ukrainian government. Levin was slain while documenting the fighting for a Ukrainian news site, according to the Reuters news agency, where he had long been a contributor.
According to cbsnews.com, Levin’s body was discovered on April 1st, according to LB.ua, and a coworker who was with him is still missing. Levin, 41, is survived by his wife and four children.
“Since 2013, Maks has provided Reuters with captivating photographs and videos from Ukraine. His passing is a significant blow to the journalism community. At this tragic time, our thoughts are with his family “Reuters’ global managing editor for visuals, John Pullman, said.
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Levin is the sixth journalist to die while documenting the Russian invasion. In mid-March, American filmmaker Brent Renaud was assassinated, and days later, a Fox News cameraman and a local producer were killed in an incident that critically injured correspondent Benjamin Hall.