Putin critic: Ex-Russian lawmaker who turned on Putin shot dead
A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and likened life under President Vladimir Putin to “Nazi Germany” was shot dead in Kiev.
Source has it that Denis Voronenkov, 45, was killed on Thursday at 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the centre of Ukraine’s capital.
The lawmakers’ bodyguard, who was injured in the shooting, wounded the assailant.
Source has it that both are under guard in the hospital.
Ukraine has blamed the killing on Russia.
“Voronenkov was a key witness of Russian aggression against Ukraine.”