The jury that awards the Pulitzer Prizes on Monday awarded Ukrainian journalists for their coverage of Russia’s invasion of their country with a special prize.

Marjorie Miller, from the jury of the most prestigious American press awards, praised the “courage, endurance and commitment of journalists to the truth during the ruthless invasion of their country by Vladimir Putin and their propaganda war in Russia”.

“Despite bombings, kidnappings, occupation and even those killed in their ranks (Ukrainian journalists) have persevered to provide an accurate picture of a terrible reality, honoring Ukraine and journalists around the world,” Miller said. during the award ceremony for these prestigious awards in New York.

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an international NGO based in New York, seven journalists – three of them Ukrainian – have been killed in Ukraine covering the war against Russia since February 24 and the association is investigating the death of five other Ukrainian informants to confirm whether his death took place during the exercise of his profession.

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