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Investigators have information about persons eventually involved in murder of Sheremet

07.08.2019, 12:27
The investigation has at its disposal some data about persons who would be involved in murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet. The Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko reported about it interviewed by the “Novoe Vremya” radio, as Ukrinform reported. "We discern persons who eventually have been involved in this crime, but one should prove it by a number of investigative actions," - said Lutsenko. IMI reported, on July 23, the head of the National Police Serhiy Knyazev reported to the head of state Volodymyr Zelensky some classified information on progress of investigating the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet. On July 23, President Volodymyr Zelensky, after having been acquainted with the classified data about the progress of the investigation into the murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet, said that the perpetrators of the murder would be found. On July 23, Sheremet’s colleagues Darias Bogutsky and Eduard Chekin handed over to President Volodymyr Zelensky their own investigation into his murder during the report of the police about the progress of the case.The data they gathered allowed them to claim that Pavel could have been killed because of his investigation into the cases of missing cameraman for Russian ORT TV channel Dmitry Zavadsky, with whom Pavel had been working in Belarus. On July 20, the editor in chief of "Ukraiynska Pravda" Sevhil Musayeva voiced the open letter signed by the relatives and colleagues of Pavel Sheremet. The told "We demand political liability for the heads of law enforcement agencies who have not been able to answer the question ‘Who killed Pavel? We emphasize that the Minister of the Interior Arsen Avakov, the Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko and the head of the National Police Serhiy Knyazev have to resign due failure to make progress into this case. “ She added that as to her colleagues, that murder had been comitted in order "to intimidate the journalists,  to intimidate people”, Musayeva,  told, and stressed that the murder had been committed in public place. On July 19, Artem Shevchenko, head of the Communications department of the Ministry of the Interior, told at the press biefing that no suspects of Pavel Sheremet murder have been identified. According to him, this murder should not been related to the calendar. "Please, don’t consider such a complicated, especially grave crime within some calendar date". IMI reported, prominent Russian and Ukrainian journalist known for his criticism of his home country’s leadership Pavel Sheremet died on July 20, 2016, in the car blast in Kyiv. The assassination was qualified by the prosecutor’s office in Kyiv on the item “intentional murder.
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