The company additionally reported his loss of life, saying he was killed close to the frontline village of Pytikhatki.
“On account of a strike by the Ukrainian military utilizing cluster munitions, 4 journalists have been wounded in numerous ranges of severity,” the Russian military mentioned in an announcement.
“Throughout an evacuation, the RIA Novosti journalist Rostislav Zhuravlev died from his wounds that resulted from the cluster munitions exploding.”
It mentioned the opposite correspondents have wounds of “medium severity.”
Russian warfare correspondents have drastically risen in affect throughout Moscow’s greater than 17-month lengthy offensive in Ukraine.