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 Daring assassination of former Russian State Duma member Voronenkov. PHOTOS+VIDEO 18+

Former Deputy of the Russian State Duma Denys Voronenkov was murdered in downtown Kyiv. ATTENTION: the news contains footage and pictures that may be too gruesome for some audience members! Viewer discretion is strongly advised!

A correspondent for Censor.NET reports from the scene.

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Video by Oleh Bohachuk for Censor.NET.

Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios, Security Service Chief Vasyl Hrytsak, Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko arrived at the murder scene.

Voronenkov's wife Maria Maksakova also arrived.

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The law enforcement officers, forensic experts, and many journalists are currently working in the area of the murder.

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A handgun is lying on the sidewalk next to the body of assassinated Voronenkov. According to law enforcers, a TT pistol was found at the murder scene.

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Wounded Voronenkov's bodyguard and the attacker, who also received injury, were taken to the hospital.

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A large number of cartridge cases were found at the scene. The witnesses earlier said that they heard seven shots being fired.

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Voronenkov's wife, former State Duma Deputy Maria Maksakova, lost consciousness.

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Images by Oleh Bohachuk for Censor.NET.

Read more: FORMER RUSSIAN STATE DUMA MEMBER DENYS VORONENKOV: "SITUATION IN RUSSIA IS LIKE IN NAZI GERMANY. I DON'T WANT TO LIVE IN LIES AND HYPOCRISY. I BECAME CITIZEN OF UKRAINE AND AM PROUD OF IT"

Voronenkov was a witness in the treason case against fugitive Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. In his recent interview with Censor.NET Voronenkov said that Yanukovych was a traitor " who was involved in mass slaughter, who had fled to the foreign country and urged foreign troops to slay his people. I believe this person should have received not asylum but a fair trial in Russia."
 
 
 
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