Veronika Cherkasova


Age: 45


Summary: Belarusian journalist who had worked for various independent opposition newspapers and was specialized in investigative journalism, where she wrote about social issues, including articles about religious sects and gypsy communities in Belarus, but also published several articles about illegal arms trade between Alexander Lukashenko's Belarus and Saddam Hussein's Iraq during her veteran career.



Cause of Death: Multiple stabbed wounds


Born: January 12, 1959


Died: October 20, 2004


Location: Minsk, Belarus