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Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts

Bombing that wounded Ukrainian lawmaker and killed 2 stirs fears of assassination attempts

When a bomb exploded outside a television station in Kiev, the Ukraine capital, lawmaker Ihor Mosiychuk of the nationalist opposition Radical Party was exiting after an interview.

Mosiychuk was wounded, and his bodyguard and a pedestrian were killed, police said Thursday. Four others were wounded.

Almost immediately, Mosiychuk blamed Russia for the Wednesday night explosion, which authorities said involved a bomb attached to a parked motorcycle.

“I believe that the initiators are in Moscow, the executors are in Kiev," he wrote on social media.

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko called the bombing a “bloody and cruel crime.”

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