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Bulgarian investigative journalist murdered

Viktoria Marinova
Bulgarian Journalist Viktoria Marinova. Screenshot: 444.hu

Viktoria Marinova, a Bulgarian journalist whose last broadcast was a report into potential fraud by companies involved in EU-funded infrastructure projects, was found dead on Saturday, reports Politico.

The big picture: Per BBC News, Marinova is the fourth high-profile journalist to be killed in the European Union since 2017. While there is no evidence to suggest her murder was connected to her work, Bulgaria is considered by Reporters Without Borders to be the worst country in the EU for press freedom.

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