Murder Sheremet: the majority of evidence points to Russian trace – Trojan

The Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Vadym Troyan confirmed the information about the Russian trace in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.

He stated in the “Left coast Sonya Koshkina”.

“Most evidence indicates that there is a Russian trace,” said Trojan.

In case you confirm the version about the involvement of Russia in murder Sheremet, the investigation will be viewed as a motive professional activity of the journalist.

“Because he was in opposition to the Russian President and even Belarusian. That is, such things cannot be excluded”, – said the Deputy Minister.

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10 may in the Network appeared the film investigates the murder of the journalist “the Ukrainian truth” Pavel Sheremet. On the creation ribbon worked journalists of the project “Classtwo.Nfo” and the international network of OCCRP.

During the investigation it turned out that the night before the murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet in front of his house was spotted by former or current employees of the SBU. He was recorded by surveillance cameras. He was present near the house of Sheremet at least a few hours – and on this night under the car of a journalist laid the explosives. The reporters found that the man’s name is Igor Ustimenko. As of 2014 he was a member of the security Service of Ukraine.

Pavel Sheremet was killed in the center of Kiev 20 Jul 2016. The journalist was buried in Minsk. According to investigators, the attackers attached explosives to the underside of the car, at the wheel which was Sheremet. While the crime remains unsolved. In this regard, Human Rights Watch stated concern about the lack of results in the investigation of the murder of journalist and restriction of media freedom in Ukraine.

In February, law enforcement authorities reported about the investigation of the murder Sheremet. In particular, it was reported that the murder of a prominent Belarusian journalist , the attackers used anti-personnel mine mon-50. The investigation identified the priority version of the crime. In addition, the police noticed that during the investigation, was questioned 1,800 people, including more than 300 direct witnesses of the explosion, residents of homes in the area of the explosion.