Photo: Journalist Sergey Grachev found dead

Journalist last week went on an editorial assignment in Nizhny Novgorod, where he disappeared.

In Nizhny Novgorod found dead the newspaper Arguments and facts Sergey Grachev who went to the city with a drafting job and disappeared. On Wednesday, August 1, on his page in Facebook said the editor of the newspaper Uladzimir Suskin.

“The worst is now officially confirmed. Yesterday the Nizhny Novgorod searchers have reported that Sergei was found dead… Now the police has officially confirmed that the victim was found – that our colleague Sergei Grachev, he identified,” wrote Suskin.

However, he noted that at the moment, accurate information on the causes of death of the journalist he has.

“How it all happened and what exactly happened, we don’t know yet . Information all this time was very different, but in this situation we were not able to name many things, most of which have not been confirmed,” concluded the editor of the website edition.

Arguments and facts last week it was reported that the 38-year-old Grachev disappeared and he was last seen at a hotel in Nizhny Novgorod on July 21.

In July human rights activists reported that from the beginning of the year in the world were killed 66 journalists. This is a third more than in the same period last year.

Earlier it was reported that during the year in Ukraine increased the number of attacks on journalists and media professionals, as well as other incidents that impede their activities.


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