Deputy chair of Odesa Regional Council survives assassination attempt

09:20, 05 October 2017
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An unidentified attacker has shot several times at Deputy Chairman of the Odesa Regional Council Oleh Radkovsky. The incident occurred outside one of the restaurants in the central part of the city in the late hours of Wednesday, local police official has told UNIAN.

The official has sustained three gunshot wounds and been admitted at a local hospital. As of Thursday morning, the victim has received medical treatment and his condition now remains stable, according to the local prosecutor’s office.

The CIS team and detectives have been working on the scene, according to the police press service. The investigation is under way.

Radkovsky is a well-known businessman (co-owner of the Bereg Group holding company), a former MP (Batkivshchyna party), who is now first deputy chairman of the Odesa Regional Council. 

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