The main version of the investigation towards the car blast of the officer of the Chief Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine's Defense Ministry Maksym Shapoval is the Russian trace. The Major General of Security Service of Ukraine Anatoly Matios claimed this at the briefing. 112 Ukraine broadcasted it.
He added that the investigation does not have a lot of time to solve the case.
'We do not have enough time. I think that we have 10 days to solve this case as soon as it is possible but it will be difficult anyway', he said.
According to Matios, the blast happened at the place with video control system not accidentally.
'I want to emphasize that in the result of the extremely cynic commission of the crime in the crowded place where those people who brought into action the explosive device…they definitely knew that there will be a lot of cameras. It is situated near the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine, there is also the modern clinic Eurolab with powerful video monitoring. So it was consciously done at that place', Matios emphasized.
The car exploded in Solominsky district of Kyiv in the morning of June 27. The accident occurred at the intersection of Solomenska and Mekhanizatorov street. The driver died in the car blast. The police opened the criminal investigation upon the article 'Terrorist Attack'.
Later it was reported that the victim is the officer of of the Chief Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine's Defense Ministry Maksym Shapoval. The mass media specified that the he was the head of the guard service of the former Russian State Duma Denis Voronenkov citing the source in the Ministry of Defense.