Right after they killed Maksim Kurochkin, I saw Natalya Vitrenko of the Progressive Socialist Party trying on a white blouse at a Metrograd store called EuroStyle.
And over at the AP they think our president is Victor Yanukovych.
A Russian businessman allied with Ukraine's president was killed by a sniper Tuesday as he was escorted from a courthouse during a break in his extortion trial, a government official said.
Kurochkin's trial had been closely watched because of his ties to pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. During the bitter 2004 presidential campaign and Orange Revolution protests, Kurochkin ran an organization called the Russian Club that supported Yanukovych.
And the Guardian and a bunch of other publications trust the AP and have reprinted its piece without looking through it first.
Here's the screenshot - because I'm sure they'll fix it when they wake up...
What a mess.
And what a pity that we have once again turned into a really obscure country (the size of France and all that)...