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Ryaboshapka hopes to solve murder of Pavel Sheremet

15.11.2019, 13:22

The Prosecutor General Ruslan Ryaboshapka expects that the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet will be solved, as he said interviewed by “Current Time”. 

“I guess, we are going to solve it (the murder. - Ed. )," Ryaboshapka said, adding that it could happen in the nearest future.

According to him, the earlier detention of spouses of ATO veterans Vladyslav and Inna Hryshchenko had not been related to the investigation into the murder of Sheremet. He added that their involvement in the murder is being checked, as of other individuals.

“They might have been or might have not (Hryschenko's involvement in the Sheremet case - Ed. ). But they are detained in another case. Not in connection with Sheremet. We cannot say now, what is going on in these criminal proceedings, ” the Prosecutor General said.

As IMI reported, on July 23, 2019, the head of the National Police Serhiy Knyazev, said the crime still remained unsolved, as he reported to the President Volodymyr Zelensky.

On July 23, 2019, the head of the National Police, Serhiy Knyazev, reported to the President Volodymyr Zelensky some classified data on progress of the investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.

On July 23, 2019, After having familiarized himself with the classified materials on investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, the President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the persons who are guilty of this murder, would be found.

On July 23, 2019 Pavel 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.

On July 20, 2019, the editor-in-chief of "Ukraynska Pravda" Sevgil Musayeva voiced at the actions of memory of Pavel Sheremet the open letter from relatives and colleagues of the journalist who claimed to expect from the President Volodymyr Zelensky measures to be taken that could give a new impetus to the investigation into that murder. She vadded as well the journalistic community and the relatives of Pavel Sheremet demanded that the Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko and National Police Chief Serhiy Knyazev had to resign.

On July 20, 2019, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko, stated that law enforcement applied every effort to resolve the murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet, and they dispose some  “hot versions”.

On July 19, 2019, Director of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Communications Department Artem Shevchenko told that no suspects had been identified in the case of murder of Pavel Sheremet.

Pavel Sheremet was killed in Kyiv on July 20, 2016 in the car blast.

Photo credit: Reuters

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