NEWSWATCH: Re: Attack on Kyiv activist – Jeffrey Burds/ Facebook

Map of Ukraine, Including Crimea, and Neighbors, Including Russia

[Jeffrey Burds reported on Facebook about the stabbing of university student and activist Stas Sergienko in Ukraine. An initial post is embedded below. Further information here: facebook.com/jeffrey.burds?hc_ref=NEWSFEED&fref=nf]

“URGENT: I have very sad news to report. This afternoon, 20 April 2017, our friend and outspoken activist in Kyiv, a young university student Stas Sergienko was followed by a ‘Nazi gang’ and stabbed multiple times. Thankfully, Stas survived–after emergency surgery he is now in intensive care. … Stas was the only Ukrainian to speak on the record in an article by American journalist Josh Cohen in May 2016, published in foreignpolicy.com. Stas openly challenged Viatrovych and the recent state efforts to quash historical research critical of Ukrainian nationalism …. “

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