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    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and was critical of President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov was killed Thursday at about 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the center of Ukraine’s capital, the local police chief said in televised comments. Voronenkov’s bodyguard was injured in...

    Former Russian parliament member Voronenkov killed in Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian parliament member Voronenkov killed in Kiev

    Police in Ukraine suspect a contract killer fatally shot former Russian parliament member Denis Voronenkov on Thursday in Kiev. …read more Source: United Press...

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine

    Voronenkov had become a vociferous critic of Russian policies after his move to Kiev …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police

    Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’ …read more Source: Gulf...

    Putin critic shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Putin critic shot dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ex-Russian MP’s murder ‘act of state terrorism by Russia’
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian MP’s murder ‘act of state terrorism by Russia’

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko blamed Russia for the murder of a former Russian lawmaker in Kiev on Thursday, saying it was an “act of state terrorism.” Poroshenko said the “cunning murder” of former Russian MP Denis Voronenkov—who said he had received threats from Moscow’s security services—was an “act of terrorism on the part...

    20,000 people evacuated after series of blasts at Ukraine arms depot
    Mar23

    20,000 people evacuated after series of blasts at Ukraine arms depot

    Rescue teams are overseeing a huge evacuation effort for people living in the city and nearby villages. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP's murder are 'absurd'
    Mar23

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP's murder are 'absurd'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Kremlin said on Thursday that allegations from Ukrainian authorities that Moscow was behind the murder of a fugitive Russian MP in Kiev were absurd, Russian news agencies reported. …read more Source: The...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: police
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: police

    KIEV (Reuters) – A former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against Ukraine’s ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday, police said. …read more Source:...

    ‘I Won’t Hide,’ — Voronenkov Said, One Month Before Assassination
    Mar23

    ‘I Won’t Hide,’ — Voronenkov Said, One Month Before Assassination

    Former Russian legislator Denis Voronenkov said he was not concerned for his safety and would not hide, in an interview on February 21 — a month before he was shot dead on a street in Kyiv in broad daylight. Voronenkov, who defected to Ukraine in 2016, was speaking to Current Time TV presenter Timur Olyevsky. …read more Source: Radio...