Pulitzer Board Honors Ukrainian Journalists Covering Russia’s War

The Pulitzer Prize Board honored Ukrainian journalists on Monday for their coverage of Russia’s invasion of their country.

The board awarded a “special citation” to Ukrainian journalists as New York’s Columbia University announced the 2022 winners of the prestigious awards.

“The Pulitzer Prize board is pleased to award a special citation to Ukrainian journalists for their courage, resilience, and commitment to truthful reporting during Vladimir Putin’s ruthless invasion of their country and his propaganda war in Russia,” said Marjorie Board member Miller announcing the award.

READ | Here are 5 reasons Putin and others have given for the invasion.

“Despite bombings, kidnappings, occupation and even deaths in their ranks, they have persisted in their effort to provide an accurate picture of a terrible reality, honoring Ukraine and journalists around the world,” he added.

Seven journalists, including three from Ukraine, have been killed since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of its neighbor on February 24, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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