Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian MP, wasÂ killedÂ inÂ the centre of Kiev on Thursday, police said.
TheÂ 45-year-old was shot dead by unÂ unidentified man outside a hotel in the Ukrainian capital, the AP reported. His bodyguard was injured in the attack.
Voronenkov, a former member of Russia’sÂ Communist Party, movedÂ to Ukraine from Russia in the fall of 2016 with his wife, the singer and MP Maria Maksakova. He renounced his Russian citizenship and became a UkrainianÂ citizen late last year.Also On PoliticoRussian ambassador to UN dies in New York CityCristiano LimaAlso On PoliticoRussian ambassador shot dead in AnkaraEsther King
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Source: European Voice