Russia urges Ukraine to provide evidence of Kremlin’s involvement in assault on Mosiychuk

Source : 112 Ukraine

Moscow ‘ready to consider’ any facts as long as they are proven, - Deputy Foreign Minister Karasin
19:41, 26 October 2017

112 Agency

Ukraine should provide the proof of Russia’s part in the attempt on the life of Ihor Mosiychuk. Grigoriy Karasin, Russian deputy foreign minister said this as quoted by RIA Novosti.

‘We’re ready to consider the provided facts attentively. However, if it appears to be propaganda and cheap allegations, these things remain on the conscience of those who spread such kind of misinformation across the media,’ he said.  

As 112 International reported, an explosion thundered in Kyiv on Wednesday evening. A bomb went off neat to the Espresso TV channel’s building, killing two people and injuring another three. The explosive device was put into the bike, parked next to the building’s entrance.

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One of the wounded is MP Ihor Mosiychuk from Oleg Lyahsko’s Radical Party; he underwent the surgery on his limbs, stomach, and back. Mosiychuk currently remains in the intensive care unit. The deceased are Mosiychuk’s bodyguard and a policeman.   

The police defined the incident as the terrorist attack. Currently, the case is also investigated by the SBU, the state security service.  Head of the party Oleg Lyashko added that the attempt on the life of Mosiychuk could be set by his political opponents.

The investigation also considers Russian or Chechen trails in the assault on Mosiychuk.  

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