Gunman in Ukraine kills Putin foe in attack denounced as 'state terrorism'

KIEV — A former Russian member of parliament who defected to Ukraine and began sharply criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Thursday in downtown Kiev in an apparent contract killing.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the murder of Denis Voronenkov, a former member of Russia's Communist Party who fled to Kiev in October 2016, an act of state terrorism by Russia."

A suspected assailant was arrested after Voronenkov was shot twice in the head, dying on the...

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