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Sevgil[1] Musayeva , Crimean Tatar: Sevgil Hayretdın Qızı Musaieva) is a Ukrainian journalist from Crimea, Ukraine, chief-editor of internet publishing Ukrayinska Pravda and an initiator of creating the Krym_SOS web portal.

Born on 18 June 1987 in Juma[2] near Samarkand, Sevgil returned with her family to Crimea in 1989[3] when the restrictions against the Crimean Tatars in the Soviet Union were abandoned. They settled in Kerch, Crimean Oblast. In 2004-2010 she studied at the Journalism Institute of Kiev University. During that period Musayeva also worked for various business news agencies and publishers such as Ekonomichni novyny, Delo, Vlast deneg.

From June 2011 to August 2013 she worked as a correspondent for "Forbes Ukraine" until it was bought by Serhiy Kurchenko.[4] With the start of Euromaidan, Musayeva was its activist and was creating reports for the project Hubs in facebook. In February 2014, she launched Hubs as a separate business news web portal becoming its chief-editor. After annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation, she also became one of the founders of internet project Krym_SOS. Since October 2014 Musayeva is a chief editor of Ukrayinska Pravda.[5]

In 2016, Sevgil was nominated on the Top 30 under 30 award by the Kyiv Post.[6]

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  1. ^ Party of Regions spent $66 million on bribes and paid articles in media. The Ukrainian Weekly. 24 June 2016
  2. ^ Korkodym, O. Sevgil Musayeva: The first photo of Kurchenko (out of his passport), we received from a Forbes reader. Telekrytyka. 3 September 2013
  3. ^ Musayeva, S. My Crimea. Hubs. 28 February 2014
  4. ^ Akymenko and Musayeva leave Forbes due to investigation against Kurchenko (updated). Telekrytyka. 1 August 2013
  5. ^ The new chief editor of publishing Ukrayinska Pravda was appointed Sevgil Musayeva. Focus. 23 October 2014
  6. ^ "Kyiv Post awards Top 30 Under 30 young leaders - Dec. 02, 2016". KyivPost. 2016-12-02. Retrieved 2018-10-27.

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