Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead; Ukraine blames Russia B
kiev, ukraine» A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow after his move to Ukraine was shot and killed Thursday in Kiev, prompting harsh words between the neighboring countries. Denis Voronenkov, who had testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was shot dead by an unidentified gunman near the entrance of an upscale hotel in the Ukrainian capital. Ukrainian officials said the gunman later died from wounds in his chest and head. They did not identify the gunman.