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Ukraine: Russian journalist Alexander Shchetinin found shot dead - reports00:49

Ukraine: Russian journalist Alexander Shchetinin found shot dead - reports

Ukraine, Kiev
August 28, 2016 at 13:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian born journalist Alexander Shchetinin was found shot dead in his apartment in Kiev early on Sunday morning, according to reports.

Friends reportedly found the journalist dead at home, with a gunshot wound to his head and a weapon underneath a chair. An investigation into Shchetinin's death is being carried out, but officials suspect it was suicide since they discovered a suicide note at the scene. Police have confirmed the death of a Russian journalist found in a Kiev apartment, but have not yet confirmed the name of the deceased.

Shchetinin was a Russian national who gave up his citizenship to live in Kiev. There he founded the news agency Novy Region (New Region).

Ukraine: Russian journalist Alexander Shchetinin found shot dead - reports00:49
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Russian born journalist Alexander Shchetinin was found shot dead in his apartment in Kiev early on Sunday morning, according to reports.

Friends reportedly found the journalist dead at home, with a gunshot wound to his head and a weapon underneath a chair. An investigation into Shchetinin's death is being carried out, but officials suspect it was suicide since they discovered a suicide note at the scene. Police have confirmed the death of a Russian journalist found in a Kiev apartment, but have not yet confirmed the name of the deceased.

Shchetinin was a Russian national who gave up his citizenship to live in Kiev. There he founded the news agency Novy Region (New Region).

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