"Olechka, I am sorry, but there were no options here", Babchenko declared. "Separately, I want to apologize to my wife for the hell that she has been through".
The Russian Foreign ministry said on Wednesday it was happy Mr Babchenko had turned out to be alive after all, but said Ukraine has used his story as propaganda.
Mikhail Fedotov, head of the Kremlin human rights council and head of the Russian Union of Journalists, said Babchenko had his "own special vision of the world, with his very critical view of Russian politics".
It said it had detained a Ukrainian citizen recruited by Russian Federation to find someone to kill Mr Babchenko. "I'm still alive and not going anywhere".
While studying law in Moscow aged 18, Mr Babchenko was conscripted into the Russian army and served during the Chechen wars from 1994-2000.
The 41-year-old's death stunned colleagues and added to tension between Moscow and Kyiv, whose ties have been badly damaged by Russia's seizure of Crimea and backing for separatist militants in a devastating war in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman wrote on Facebook that he was "sure the Russian totalitarian machine had not forgiven" Babchenko "his honesty and principles".
Babchenko is a well-known critic of Russia's policies toward Ukraine.
Poroshenko welcomed Babchenko with a hug at the presidential administration and said the journalist and his family would be given protection. Russia's high commissioner for human rights, Tatiana Moskalkova, promised to address Ukrainian authorities, urging them to pay special attention to the investigation of the journalist's murder.
He had been denounced by pro-Government politicians in Russia over comments on social media about the Russian bombing of Aleppo in Syria's war, and over his characterisation of Russia as an aggressor towards Ukraine.
Another renowned journalist, Pavel Sheremet, a native of Belarus who had worked for Russian media outlets in the past, was killed in a vehicle bombing in central Kiev in July 2016.
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Abe stressed that the global community should be united to solve North Korea's nuclear, missile and abduction issues. It was the North's hardened position that prompted Trump to cancel a proposed June 12 summit between him and Mr.
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He said the fund was necessary to ensure that the donations from patriotic Malaysians would reach the Ministry of Finance. He added: "When Malaysia requested to discontinue the cases, without them being argued, we were happy to agree".
That would have been previously unthinkable, given it would be hampered by low voter turnout due to Italian summer vacations. Cottarelli added: "This circumstance, also considering market tensions, has compelled me to wait for further developments".
As previously reported "FACTS", the Israeli military launched air strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza strip. The incident happened east of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, a ministry spokesman said.
Their hope: to pull together as a community again after the second awful flood deluged their downtown in less than two years. Hermond and his friends went to help, and that's when, they said, he was pulled under and didn't resurface, Gardner added.
Meanwhile, The Associated Press reports that a senior police official says at least one of the explosions was a vehicle bomb. Security personnel arrive at the site of an attack in the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul , Afghanistan , on Wednesday.
Trump considering commuting Blagojevich sentence
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey possibly leaks ahead of E3 2018
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Bethesda Unveils The Next Fallout Game; Fallout 76
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National Donut Day: Made possible by the Salvation Army
Mary Ann Donut Kitchen at 1601 Liberty St in Allentown is offering a "Baker's Dozen" deal for National Donut Day. With two locations in the Valley, this local donut shop is offering a free donut with any beverage purchase.
LeBron James Isn’t The Favorite To Win The 2018 NBA Finals MVP
The Warriors dominated the Rockets 115-86 on Saturday to force a decisive game seven which will take place Monday in Houston. The game was not pretty at times, but Cleveland overcame all the adversity to win the biggest game of the season thus far.
Petrol Price Cut By 60 Paise, Diesel By 56 Paise Per Litre
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Ambien Tells Roseanne Drug Has No Racist Side Effects
"Guys I did something unforgiveable so do not defend me", Barr wrote , after retweeting many fans who had been defending her. ABC has canceled the hugely - popular " Roseanne " reboot over racist comments made by the star via her Twitter account.