Russian reporter Arkadiy Babchenko was shot dead in Kyiv. Ayder Muzhdabayev, the deputy CEO of ATR TV channel, posted this on Facebook. 'They shot Arkadiy in his back, at his own place', he wrote.
The critically wounded man passed away in the ambulance.
According to the police, the message came in from Babchenko's wife who found him lying on the floor with the gunshot wound to his back.
The operatives and forensics arrived on the crime scene; the investigation is underway.