UPDATE: American Reporter Brent Renaud was Killed at UKRAINIAN Checkpoint Behind Russian Front — Likely Friendly Fire Incident

This morning news broke that a New York Times journalist was killed in Ukraine. Brent Renaud was wearing a NY Times badge and lanyard at the time of his death. He had not worked for the Times since 2015.

Since this morning the NYT has denied that Brent Renaud was working for the NYT at the time of his death.  It now appears that Renaud was some sort of Intel collector for the US.

** Read more here on Brent Renaud.

It appears he was killed behind the Russian front in Ukrainian-held territory.

Renaud was being shot at, turned around and continued to be shot at from the direction of the checkpoint.

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