SBU officers "shared" information with thug wanted for murder of journalist Veremiy
SBU officers, working with police officers, informed the suspects in the case on the facts of "counteraction to protest actions of November 2013 - February 2014” for a monthly fee of 6-12 thousand hryvnias – in particular, the suspect of murder of "Vesti" journalist Vyacheslav Veremiy.
The journalist was beaten by a group of thugs hired by the then authorities to do dirty work, so-called "titushki", and shot by one of the murderers, allegedly Dzhalal Aliyev. On October 15, 2014, the murder of Vermiy was re-identified by the court as "act of hooliganism committed by a group". The court session was closed, no press was allowed on request of the Prosecutor's office.