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Journalist Who Fled Russia Is Fatally Shot In His Kiev Apartment

Arkady Babchenko had been a prominent war correspondent in Russia, but had fled the country out of fear for his life. He was a vocal critic of the Russian government – which put him at great risk.

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko was shot and killed on Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital. Kiev police told news outlets he had apparently been targeted for his work.

The that Babchenko was shot in the back: "His wife was in the bathroom when she heard the gunshots and walked in to find her husband wounded on the

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