AFP, friends pay tribute in Kyiv to slain reporter Arman Soldin
AFP chairman Fabrice Fries during a tribute for slain video journalist Arman Soldin said he had been ‘adored’ by friends and colleagues – Copyright AFP Adem ALTAN
Friends and colleagues of Arman Soldin, the AFP journalist killed last week in east Ukraine, gathered in Kyiv Monday to commemorate his empathy, spirit and dedication to journalism.
Soldin died when an AFP team came under fire by Grad rockets while they were with a group of Ukrainian soldiers near Bakhmut, the epicentre of the fighting for months.
Dozens, including senior AFP management and editors, gathered for an event hosted by news agency Ukrinform, where a la