Former Russian lawmaker killed in Kiev, police say

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Posted: Mar 23, 2017 7:01 AM

KIEV (Reuters) - A former lawmaker of the Russian State Duma, Denis Voronenkov, was killed in the center of the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on Thursday, police said.

Kiev police chief Andriy Kryshchenko told the television channel 112 that Voronenkov was killed around noon (1000 GMT) and his bodyguard was also injured in the attack.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, editing by Matthias Williams, editing by Larry King)