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    Ukrainian journalist Oles Buzina was killed by two masked gunmen in Kiev.

    Journalist Oles Buzina Killed in Ukraine

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    Ukrainian journalist Oles Buzina was killed by two masked gunmen in Kiev, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs.

    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.

    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.

    On Wednesday, Oleh Kalashnikov, a Ukrainian MP and a member of the Party of Regions, was killed near his residence in Kiev.

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    Scene of the murder of journalist Oles Buzina in Kiev

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