Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead




 
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Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead
 
July 26th, 2014  
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Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead
The mayor of the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk was shot dead on Saturday and the house of another mayor in Lviv to the West was hit by fire from a grenade launcher, the Interior Ministry said. Ukraine, fighting pro-Russian rebels in its east and dealing with the aftermath of an airliner crash, has undergone turmoil since November, when thousands protested against former President Viktor Yanukovich. Anton Gerashchenko, an aide to the country's Interior Minister, said the mayor of Kremenchuk, Oleh Babayev, was killed when a car pulled up to his own, and an unidentified person fired three shots from a gun with a silencer. "It is well know that Oleh Babayev was supported by a significant number of people in Kremenchuk.

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