The National Police office of the Kyiv region says activist attorney Iryna Nozdrovska died of multiple stab wounds in what was described as a “violent death.”
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The statement on January 3 came two days after Nozdrovska’s body was found floating in a river in Kyiv’s Vyshhorod district.
“There were stab wounds on the body, on her neck, and on her chin…It was a violent death,” said Nikolai Zhukovich of the police press service.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on January 2 called the killing “a challenge to the state” as authorities, facing public outrage, opened a murder investigation…
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