US journalist Brent Renat shot dead by Russian forces in Ukraine, police say

Washington Ukrainian police say an American journalist has been killed and another wounded by Russian forces in the city of Irbine, outside the capital, Kiev, on Sunday.

50-year-old filmmaker Brent Renat has been killed in a shooting by Russian troops, according to Andrew Nebytov, head of the Kiev Regional Police Force. Nepitov Has posted A graphic photo of Renat’s alleged body on Facebook, as well as pictures of his American passport and media evidence provided by The New York Times.

A spokesman for the Times said Renat was “a talented filmmaker who contributed to The New York Times for many years”, most recently in 2015, but he “was not hired for any desk at the Times in Ukraine.”

Nepidov wrote that Renat “paid” [with] His life for trying to highlight the intelligence, cruelty and ruthlessness of the invader, “said an automatic translation of his Facebook post.

Renaud and his brother Craig Renaud have been reporting from several global hotspots over the past two decades, including Iraq, Afghanistan and Egypt. Biography on their website. Couple Won the Bibadi Award In 2015, Vice News made an eight-part documentary about a school in Chicago for students with severe emotional problems.

Jack Sullivan, the White House’s national security adviser, said reports of Renat’s death were “shocking and terrifying.” Saying, “Face the nation.” On Sunday, the United States and its allies will impose “appropriate consequences” on Russia’s assassination.

“I would say it was part of a shameful aggression by the Russians that targeted civilians, hospitals, places of worship, and journalists,” Sullivan said. .

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