Russian journalist’s death faked by Ukraine

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, center, who was reported murdered in the Ukrainian capital on May 29, 2018, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, right, and head of the state security service Vasily Gritsak attend a news briefing in Kiev, Ukraine, May 30, 2018.

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MOSCOW — Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive. Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told a news conference on Wednesday the agency faked Babchenko’s death to catch those who were trying to kill him.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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