The journalist was shot dead near the entrance of his house. Anton Gerashchenko, the interior minister's adviser, has confirmed the information on his Facebook page.
#BREAKING: A famous journalist Oles Buzina was assassinated in Kiev minutes ago. 9th political killing https://t.co/EeVRxeEpk7— Yury Barmin (@yurybarmin) April 16, 2015
Putin says recent murders of regime opponents in Ukraine — including Oles Buzina, killed minutes ago — show Ukraine's not becoming European.— max seddon (@maxseddon) April 16, 2015
The incident occured at 1:20 pm local time (11:20 am GMT) in Shevchenko district of the Ukrainian capital.
Investigative team works on the site.
Oles Buzina was an opposition journalist, writer and TV host, well-known for his criticism of Poroshenko's goverment.
Just this morning I tweeted this, and now another political killing in #Ukraine https://t.co/xT44WiHHoe— Yury Barmin (@yurybarmin) April 16, 2015
On Wednesday, Oleh Kalashnikov, a Ukrainian MP and a member of the Party of Regions, was killed near his residence in Kiev.