Attacked from the east and ignored by the West, the city's plight set a precedent for the coming years of conflict.
Journalists warn that they are being targeted, with little official protection.
Despite numbers apparently targeted, no official investigation is forthcoming.
Media workers demand immediate action over “green light for violence”.
Poor management and few financing options mean that most outlets are in thrall to political powers.
Are Kyiv’s sanctions against pro-Russian TV channels and social networks a violation of free speech or essential to fight disinformation?
The pandemic has allowed the authorities to further abuse technology and restrict freedom of speech.
Experts fear that the Covid-19 crisis may deal a fatal blow to some independent outlets.
The regime cannot counter the immediacy of radical but peaceful collective disobedience.
Despite the head of state’s supposed backing of courageous journalism, harassment continues apace.