Pro-Russia Ukrainian journalist shot dead in Kiev: Ministry

AFP , Thursday 16 Apr 2015

A prominent pro-Russian journalist was shot dead in Kiev Thursday, the Ukrainian government said, the latest of several allies of the country's former pro-Moscow leaders to die in suspicious circumstances.

Oles Buzyna, 45, a supporter of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych, was shot in the street near the city centre, top interior ministry official Anton Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook in an account confirmed by the ministry's press service.

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