Kiev: Alexander Shchetinin, Russian Journalist Critical Of Putin, Found Dead With Bullet In Head

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The Independent‎ – The body of Alexander Shchetinin, founder the Novy Region (New Region) press agency, was found at his flat after friends tried to visit him on his birthday.

A police spokesperson said Kiev forces were alerted of Ms Shchetinin’s death at around midnight on Saturday. He is believed to have died a few hours earlier, between 8 and 9.30pm.