In Kiev, shot by Arkady Babchenko, there are details


Unknown shot in the back by Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in his house. From the received wounds he died in the ambulance.

About it the Ukrainian truth was reported by the speaker of the national police Yaroslav was Trakalo.

“The incident occurred in the Dnieper area. Wife was in the bathroom. She heard a pop, went out and saw her husband covered in blood. An ambulance took him away, he died in the carriage of an emergency. On site works investigative team, the guidance clarifies the circumstances”, – said Trakalo.

Journalist muzhdabaev said in comments up that Babchenko went to the store, while his wife stayed home.

“He went out to the store, returned home and upon entering the apartment he was shot,” said Muzhdabaev.

According to him, there were three shots to the back.

The incident occurred on the street Nikolsko-Slobodskaya in the Dnipro district of the capital.


According to the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, “on line 102 received a message from the doctors that they called the woman and said that he found in the house of her husband in the blood. From the received wounds, pre – in the back, the victim died.”



The people’s Deputy Anton Gerashchenko said on Facebook that Babchenko went to the store, because the house ran out of bread.

“The killer was waiting for him in the stairwell in the entryway. When Arkady opened the door of the apartment, the killer I mean, in the back, took a few shots in the back of Arkady Babchenko,” – wrote the MP.

“It is obvious that one version is – the Russian secret services to eliminate persons hindering and continue to poison the minds of Russians the truth about what is really going on in Russia and Ukraine”, – said Gerashchenko.

In his last Facebook message to Arkady Babchenko remembered about the crash of a helicopter that was shot down over the skies in the Donbas.

Babchenko wrote that then General Kulchytsky took him on the helicopter due to overload. Remembering this catastrophe, Babchenko said that he was lucky it was his second birthday.

Earlier Muzhdabaev announced in Facebook that the unknown shot at Babchenko.

“Arkady Babchenko was shot in the house in the back. Was taken to the hospital. Looking for that food there”, – he wrote.

Arkady Babchenko, a Russian journalist and blogger. An outspoken critic of the Putin regime. After the outbreak of persecution in Russia, moved to Prague, then to Ukraine.

He served in the North Caucasus, participated in the first and second Chechen wars.

After the service, he took up journalism. Worked as a war correspondent in several Russian publications, in particular, “Moskovsky Komsomolets” and “Novaya Gazeta”.

As a military correspondent Babchenko fought in the war in South Ossetia in 2008.

In December 2016 statements Babchenko about the crash of Tu-154 over the Black sea caused a scandal. The journalist expressed the view that the artists of the Russian ensemble, who flew to Syria, unworthy of sympathy.

In February 2017 Babchenko said that in connection with repeatedly received threats in his address and his family decided to leave Russia.

From August 2017 to may 2018, lived in Kiev. Worked in the Crimean Tatar channel ATR.

Was married, had a daughter.

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