first_img Ukrainian media group harassed by broadcasting authority to go further September 7, 2020 Find out more RSF_en February 26, 2021 Find out more News The editor of an online newspaper, Oleg Eltsov, was victim of a second attack in less than six months on 12 January when one or two aggressors fired rubber bullets at him close to his home in Kiev before fleeing in a car.Eltsov, editor-in-chief of Ukraïna Kryminalna, was hit in the leg and body but was not seriously injured.”The number of assaults against journalists continues to rise alarmingly. We urge you to personally ensure that everything is done to find and punish those responsible,” said Reporters Without Borders and the Ukrainian press freedom organisation, the Institute of Mass Media, in a letter to interior minister, Mykola Bilokin.Eltsov was previously attacked on 24 July 2003 as he left his home. A police investigation produced no results but Eltsov believed the attack was linked to information on the Gongadze case which he received from a former police criminal investigator, Igor Gontcharov. The officer was arrested in June 2002 for his suspected role in several murders and he died in prison in dubious circumstances on 1 August 2003. A key witness in the Gongadze case, Gontcharov had accused police and ranking interior ministry officials of being responsible for the murder of Géorgiy Gongadze, political journalist and editor in chief of the online newspaper www.pravda.com.ua, who disappeared in 2000 and was later found dead.Under Eltsov’s editorship Ukraïna Kryminalna, frequently posts exposés about corruption, implicating top officials and politicians. UkraineEurope – Central Asia Organisation News Reporters Without Borders and the Institute of Mass Media condemn the latest attack on Oleg Eltsov, editor-in-chief of online newspaper Ukraïna Kryminalna, which posts frequent exposés about corruption implicating ranking officials and politicians. Receive email alerts Crimean journalist “confesses” to spying for Ukraine on Russian TV January 14, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Online journalist attacked for the second time in less than six months March 26, 2021 Find out more UkraineEurope – Central Asia Help by sharing this information News Follow the news on Ukraine Ukraine escalates “information war” by banning three pro-Kremlin media Newslast_img read more

first_imgFlorence + The Machine made a stop at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center last night, with saxophone extraordinaire Kamasi Washington handling the evening’s opening duties. The British indie rock band is amidst a worldwide tour in support of their latest studio effort, High As Hope. Washington was a contributor on the recent album along with Jamie xx, Sampha, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Kelsey Lu.Florence + The Machine, led by frontwoman Florence Welch, opened up their set with “June” off of the new album, and mixed up new and familiar material all night. “South London Forever”, “Big God”, “Patricia”, “100 Years”, and “The End Of Love” were all played, also off of the new 2018 release, High As Hope. Fan-favorites “Delilah” and “What Kind Of Man” brought the set to a close, with the biggest surprise of the night coming next.For their encore, Florence + The Machine invited up Kamasi Washington along with his band mates, trombonist Ryan Porter and trumpeter Igmar Thomas, to assist the band on horns. Florence Welch and company opened up the encore with “Big God” off of High As Hope, and then brought the evening to a close with “Shake It Out”, the Grammy Award-nominated song off of Florence + The Machine’s 2012 sophomore album, Ceremonials.Watch fan-shot footage of Florence + The Machine with Kamasi Washington and company below:Florence + The Machine w/ Kamasi Washington, Ryan Porter, and Igmar Thomas – “Big God” – 10/9/2018[Video: Gregory Marcus]Earlier in the summer, Florence + The Machine stopped by SiriusXM to perform a special four-song series, as well as answer a variety of questions. Watch the in-studio performances of the band’s cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Silver Springs” and the newly released tune “Hunger”.Florence + The Machine – “Silver Springs” (Fleetwood Mac cover)[Video: SiriusXM]Florence + The Machine – “Hunger”[Video: SiriusXM]Head to Florence + The Machine’s website for upcoming tour dates and ticketing information.[H/T Jambase]last_img read more