According to him, Osman Pashaev, Serhy Ivanov, Yulia Mostove, the chief editor of weekly Dzerkalo Tyzhnia, Deputy Director of ATR TV channel Aider Muzhdabaev and political journalist Viltaly Portnikov are among the representatives of the mass media.
Pashaev reported to Hromadske that he has signed a non-disclosure agreement. Also, the journalist added that he has not seen the list of 47 people, however, it seemed to him that there were fewer people at the meeting.
On June 1 Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko claimed that thank to the staging of the murder of Russian journalist Arkadiy Babchenko, the prosecution got the list of the famous Ukrainian and ex-Russian journalist who should be killed too. Totally, there are 47 people on the list.
On May 29 it was reported that Arkadiy Babchenko, a Russian journalist, was murdered in Kyiv. He was allegedly shot in his apartment. Ukraine’s police suggested that the murder of the journalist was connected with his professional activity. There were also reports on Russia’s connection.
Vasyl Hrytsak, the Head of SBU, at the briefing stated that Arkadiy Babchenko is alive, but the murder of Russian journalist was ordered by Russian special forces. Ukrainian citizen was enlisted for that.
On May 31, the suspected in the organization of Babchenko's murder was detained for two months without a right for the bail.
Earlier President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko claimed that he knew about the staging of Babchenko's murder. At the same time, the OSCE has condemned the fact that Ukrainian institutions spread fake information on the “murder” of Arkadiy Babchenko, a Russian journalist.