Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds

January 3, 2018, Written by

"It Was A Violent Death"





Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds
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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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