facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Ukraine city honors slain mayor with sharpshooting contest

Oct. 3, 2013 at 4:40 PM   |   Comments

FEODOSIYA, Ukraine, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A Ukrainian city's tribute for its late mayor, who was shot and killed during the summer, involved a sharpshooting contest.

Officials in Feodosiya, located on the country's Crimean Peninsula, held a sharpshooting contest in the memory of Mayor Oleksandr Bartenev, 57, who was shot in the back with a shotgun by an unidentified assailant during the summer, RIA Novosti/Korrespondent.net reported Thursday.

Bartenev died in a hospital following three surgeries.

The winner of the sharpshooting competition was given a bicycle.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Police: 'Burglar' was cheating wife's secret lover Police: 'Burglar' was cheating wife's secret lover
2
Church, strip club asked to end protests Church, strip club asked to end protests
3
Cycling team's uniforms appear crotchless Cycling team's uniforms appear crotchless
4
Porn star appears on cover of Thai math textbook Porn star appears on cover of Thai math textbook
5
Penis-shaped football field graffiti cancels games Penis-shaped football field graffiti cancels games
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback