Murder of Pavlo Sheremet: Investigation reveals identity of suspects
Pavel Sheremet is a Belarusian opposition journalist who worked in Russia for many years and moved to Ukraine two years before his death
The Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov announced on Facebook about the arrest of the suspects in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet. He did not disclose details.
The National Police, with the consent of the Prosecutor General’s Office, are bringing charges against those involved in the murder of Pavel Sheremet. “This is the result of very difficult and persistent work of real specialists and an important step towards the full disclosure of the case!” He wrote.
It is known that one of the detainees is a Ukrainian rock musician, a sergeant of the Special Operations Forces, a participant in the hostilities in eastern Ukraine and songwriter of songs dedicated to the war in Donbass, Andy Antonenko. “I am presented with the murder of Sheremet. Right now. In my yard. There will be a search. Help! “- he wrote on Facebook. Who else is detained – not reported.
Pavel Sheremet is a Belarusian opposition journalist who worked in Russia for many years and moved to Ukraine two years before his death. On July 20, 2016, an attempt was made on his life in Kiev, he was planted with explosives under a car. The investigation called the professional activity of the journalist the main motive for the crime.
The former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko promised to punish those responsible for the murder of the journalist. During the pre-election debate with Poroshenko, Volodymyr Zelenskyy mentioned the case; on July 23, he told reporters that he thought the investigation would have a result.
Ukrainian media recently wrote about the arrest of two participants in the hostilities in Donbass – Vladislav Grishchenko and his wife Inna (callsigns “Bucha” and “Puma”), claiming that they could have something to do with the murder of Sheremet. They are officially charged with another murder.
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