Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday.
Russia called the allegation “absurd”.
Former MP Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who was armed with a pistol and is now critically ill in hospital after being wounded by Voronenkov’s bodyguard, police said.
Voronenkov fled to Ukraine last year and was helping the Ukrainian authorities build a treason case against Yanukovich, Ukraine’s pro-Russia former president.
Voronenkov had also spoken out against Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more
Source: Antigua Observer