Killed by two shots

The Russians shot dead an unarmed photojournalist, Maksym Levin

Photo: Stanislav Kozliuk / Reuters

On March 13, Levin traveled to Guta Mezhyhirska to document the consequences of Russian aggression. He left the car and headed towards the village of Moshchun. He has since lost contact with him. It later became known that fighting had begun in the area where Levin intended to work.

Photo: Andriy Dubchak via Facebook

Law enforcement officers found Max’s body in April in the village of Guta Mezhyhirska. According to the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Russian Armed Forces killed unarmed Levin with two small arms fire.

Max Levin has worked in hotspots during the Revolution of Dignity and in Donbas since 2014. In the Battle of Ilovaysk, he managed to escape with a group of colleagues.

Funeral with Max in the Kyiv region. Photo: Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Max Levin became the sixth journalist killed in the line of duty since the start of the large-scale Russian invasion on February 24.

Max Levin had four minor sons, a girlfriend, and elderly parents.

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