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Right Sector leader killed in Ukraine

Ukrainian citizen Oleksandr Muzychko nicknamed Sashko Bily was on international wanted list for participation in combat actions against Russian servicemen

KIEV, March 25. /ITAR-TASS/. One of leaders of Ukraine’s far-right movement Right Sector Oleksandr Muzychko was killed in the western Ukrainian city of Rivne, local media reported on Tuesday.

Ukrainian police have opened a criminal case over the murder of Oleksandr Muzychko in western Ukraine, the press service of main police department in western Ukraine’s Rivne region told ITAR-TASS on Tuesday.

“Muzychko was killed at midnight local time (22:00 GMT, Monday) on Tuesday at a cafe named Dzhereltse (‘little springs’) in Barmaky village in Rivne Oblast not far from his house,” the police press service said. “There were many people there, investigative actions are being taken, and witnesses were questioned. No one has been detained yet,” the press service said.

According to preliminary reports, a conflict sparked up between several groups of people at the cafe. Then, the conflict continued outside and resulted in shooting Muzychko dead. He was presumably killed from a submachine gun. Criminal experts who have worked at the murder scene have found several gunshot wounds in his body, one bullet hitting the leg and others the body.