On July 21, Bukvy’s reporter Oleksandr Kuzhelnyi was assailed near the Kyiv courthouse while reporting on the court case of Belarus activist Bolenkov. The alleged attackers who were identified and reported to police deny involvment in the incident.
On Wednesday, July 21, Bukvy’s correspondent Oleksandr Kuzhelnyi was attacked in Kyiv. He was performing an on-site editorial task near the Sixth Administrative Court of Appeal. The court is reviewing the decision of the district court regarding Oleksii Bolenkov. Bolenkov moved from Belarus to Ukraine due to persecution by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko and faces deportation.