Incident Summary:

03/28/2017: Assailants attacked two Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) correspondents in Kropotkin, Krasnodar, Russia. Sergei Khazov-Cassia and Andrei Kostyanov were injured in the assault. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201703280034

When:
2017-03-28

Country:
Russia

Region:
Eastern Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Krasnodar

City:
Kropotkin

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)
Specific Description Staff: Sergei Khazov-Cassia, Andrei Kostyanov
Nationality of Target Russia
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Hands, Feet, Fists
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"RFE/RL Correspondents Beaten, Robbed In Southern Russia," Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, March 28, 2017."
"RFE/RL Journalist Describes Attack on Him in Russia," VOA News, March 28, 2017."