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Former Party of Regions MP murdered in Kiev

Oleg Kalashnikov, former MP from the Party of Regions was shot in Kiev on April 15th.

The press service of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported that the murder occurred around 7.20 p. m. in the residence of the former MP, the cause of death was gunshot wounds. At the place of crime works operational investigative group.

According to Ukrainian media, Kalashnikov was killed on the 8th floor of a residential building in the area Vinogradar of Kiev, where his apartment. The media also reported that recently Kalashnikov wasthreatened with physical violence for political views, in particular the he call widely celebrate the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. However, Kalashnikov also got an extremely bad reputation among activists of “Euromaidan” as one of the organizers of the tent camp in support of Viktor Yanukovych in the Mariinsky Park during the events of the so-called “Revolution of dignity” in winter of 2013-2014.

Note that the Kalashnikov was the fourth prominent member of “Party of Regions”, suddenly passed away in the last two months: at February 28, was killed by a fall from the 17th floor the former deputy head of the Party of Regions faction in the Verkhovna Rada [Parliament], Mikhail Chechetov. In March 10 was found dead ex-MP Stanislav Miller, and on 12 March found the body of the former governor of Zaporozhye region, Alexander Peklushenko. The last two, according to police, shot ourselves, and Peklushenko allegedly shot himself in the neck.

Source, media from Odessa


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