Sheremet’s murder: Interior Ministry forensics examine the car, search for evidence
17:34, 21 July 2016

Sheremet’s murder: Interior Ministry forensics examine the car, search for evidence

The Ukrainian side expects arrival of FBI experts to join efforts for more effective investigation into the case

17:34, 21 July 2016

Twitter Artem Shevchenko

Artem Shevchenko, speaker of the Interior Minister and good friend of the deceased reporter Pavlo Sheremet, used his Twitter account and uploaded photos from the expertise site. ‘Interior Ministery experts and workers of the National Police are searching for evidence inside the car where Pavlo Sheremet was killed’, Shevchenko wrote.

Previously, the U.S. Department of State reported that the FBI already assists the Ukrainian side in investigation into the murder of famous journalist Pavlo Sheremet.

The journalist deceased in the car blast in Kyiv on Wednesday morning. The vehicle blew up in the downtown Ukrainian capital at about 7.45 a.m. The car belonged to Olena Prytula, Editor in Chief of the Ukrainska Pravda, famous outlet.

Sheremet was on his way to the studio of Radio Vesti company, where he was supposed to host the radio program. 

Pavlo Sheremet, born in Belarus, was the independent reporter, widely famous for his critical stories about corruption in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine; he criticized powerful corrupt officials and disclosed many corruption practices, which could be the reason why he was killed eventually. The Ukrainian  law enforcers presume Russian special services might be behind his assasination. 

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