Jewish Ukrainian journalist honored

KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) — A Jewish Ukrainian journalist received a national honor.

Sergey Tyhyi, editor in chief of the Ukrainian newspaper Gazeta Po-Kievsky, was given the title Honored Journalist of Ukraine on April 23.

A decree signed by Ukrainian President Victor Yuschenko recognized Tyhyi for his “prominent personal contribution to the development of journalism, defending of democracy and freedom of speech, high level of professionalism and on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian National Association of Journalists."

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