• A Ukrainian veteran sniper was shot dead, and her husband, who was accused in 2012 of trying to kill Russian President Vladimir Putin, was wounded near Kiev, Ukraine.
  • The Chechen couple had fought against Russia-backed separatists in the Donbas region of Ukraine and were considered heroes in the country.
  • The incident is the latest in more than a dozen assassinations or attempted assassinations in Ukraine since 2014.

A Ukrainian veteran sniper was killed, and her husband, who was accused in 2012 of trying to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin, was wounded in a shooting on Monday near Kiev, Ukraine.

Amina Okuyeva and Adam Osmayev were riding in a car past a railroad crossing in the village of Hlevakha when their vehicle came under heavy fire from someone in the bushes on the side of the road.

 

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