In Kiev, shot and killed a former Deputy of the state Duma Denis Voronenkov, said the head of the police in the Ukrainian capital Andrey Krishchenko Thursday, March 23. The murder occurred near the hotel “Premier Palace” at the intersection of Shevchenko Boulevard and Pushkinskaya street.
“One killed, two injured, they are in the hospital. Already established the identity of the deceased. Is a Russian politician, former Deputy of the state Duma. Yes, I confirm that this is Denis Boronenkov,” kryschenko said. The police considers the version that the murder is ordered. The killer fired at least two times, he added.
The wounded striker and the guard Boronenkov are in the hospital under heavy guard.
The identity of the killer is established Boronenkov, said the interior Ministry of Ukraine. The killer supposedly used a TT pistol, govoritsa the Ukrainian police. It is emphasized that Boronenkov “gave important evidence and played a key role in the processes that occurred in Ukraine”.
Boronenkov went to see Ponomarev
Former state Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomaryov wrote on his Facebook that Voronenkov today went to meet him. “The guard managed to wound her attacker. Version clear: I said that Voronenkov is not a crook, and the investigator, mortally dangerous for Russian security forces,” — said Ponomarev.
In addition, Ponomarev said “Rain” that Voronenkov feared for his life. “He was a dedicated public protection because it was assumed that there may be assassination by the Russian intelligence services”, — said Ponomarev. He also told about the plans Boronenkov to open investigations into money laundering by Russian security services.
The Hand Of Moscow?
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called the incident an act of state terrorism by Russia. “A clear handwriting of the Russian special services, has been repeatedly shown in various European capitals”, — he added.
The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko called the killing Boronenkov “normal for the Kremlin revealing the execution witnesses.” According to the law of evidence that gave Boronenkov, can be admitted in court, said Lutsenko in his Facebook.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin reported about the murder Boronenkov, according to the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. He declined to comment, saying that “it’s not our theme”, according to “Rain”.
Later, when Ukraine began to sound accusations against Russia about the murder Boronenkov, Peskov said: “any allegations that have heard about the notorious Russian trace, are absurd.” He also expressed the hope that the killer and those who stood up for his actions, will be found, reports “RIA Novosti”.
In a press-service of the Communist party DW said that I can not yet comment on the death of Boronenkov, as all the party leadership is in a meeting.
In Russia Boronenkov waited prison
In Russia, former state Duma Deputy from the Communist Denis Boronenkov has been accused of fraud, the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) has declared him internationally wanted.
In the fall of 2016 Boronenkov moved to Ukraine and subsequently became a citizen of this country. In January 2017 the ex-Deputy of the state Duma testified the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on charges of treason of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.