He added that Mr Babchenko was a "true friend of Ukraine who was telling the world the truth about Russian aggression".
Babchenko served in the Russian Army during the first separatist war in Chechnya in the 1990s before he became a journalist.
Russia's foreign ministry expressed relief at Babchenko being alive.
"I'm sorry, but there was no other way of doing it", Mr Babchenko said during Wednesday's conference.
Babchenko, 41, fled his native Russia for Ukraine previous year after receiving death threats for criticizing Russian military involvement in Syria.
Babchenko, a 41-year-old veteran of two Chechen wars and a prominent correspondent who covered regional conflicts, died in an ambulance after being shot in his apartment late on Tuesday.
While searching for a new country to live and work, in he visited Israel, which is the home of roughly one million Russian speakers, in 2017. Russian authorities again denied any connection with the plane's downing over an area of Ukraine held by pro-Russian separatist forces.
Babchenko had since October 2017 worked in Kiev as a television anchor of the program, "Prime: Babchenko", airing on the Crimean Tatar channel ATR, news reports said.
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