Arkady Babchenko

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Journalist Reveals How His Death Was Faked

It involved pig's blood, bullet-riddled shirt

(Newser) - How does a Russian journalist fake his own murder in Ukraine? Pig's blood and a make-up artist. That's what Arkady Babchenko said Thursday in an interview from Kiev cited by Reuters . Babchenko, whose wife found him in their apartment building, said he was even taught how to fall...

Murdered Journalist Shows Up at News Conference Alive

Arkady Babchenko's death was faked

(Newser) - On Wednesday morning, the AP referred to it as a "brazen killing." Hours later, it reported a shocker: that Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who was reportedly shot dead in Kiev on Tuesday, is actually alive. He showed up at a news conference in Ukraine. The initial reports into...

Journalist Who Criticized Kremlin Shot Dead

Arkady Babchenko's wife found him at their apartment building

(Newser) - A Russian journalist was shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, and the national police said he apparently was targeted because of his work, the AP reports. Ukrainian police said Arkady Babchenko's wife found him bleeding at their apartment building in Kiev and called an ambulance, but Babchenko...

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