Denis Voronenkov

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Denis Voronenkov
Денис Николаевич Вороненков
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Member of the State Duma
In office
2011 – October 2016
Personal details
Denis Nikolayevich Voronenkov

(1971-04-10)10 April 1971
Gorky, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, USSR
Died23 March 2017(2017-03-23) (aged 45)
Kiev, Ukraine
AwardsMedal "For Distinguished Service to the drug control authorities" III degree (2006)

Denis Nikolayevich Voronenkov (Russian: Денис Николаевич Вороненков; 10 April 1971 – 23 March 2017) was a Russian politician. He was a member of the State Duma (2011–2016). After stepping down as a member of the parliament in 2016, Voronenkov left Russia and settled in Ukraine with his wife Maria Maksakova Jr.. After settling in Ukraine, he became a vocal critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin and Russian foreign policy.

Voronenkov was murdered in Kiev on 23 March 2017 after being shot in the head, aged 45.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukrainian capital". Deutsche Welle. 23 March 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2017.