Ukraine held rallies in support of the accused in the murder of Sheremet

Action in support of the accused in the murder case of journalist Pavel Sheremet were held in several cities of Ukraine, said on Saturday edition of "Susplan" ("Public").

Earlier, Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the murder Sheremet - one of the hardest in the country's history, because it is thorough preparing.

"In the center of Kiev staged a rally in support of suspects in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, Andrey Antonenko, Julia Kuzmenko and Jana Dugar", - writes the edition. According to him, "among the participants, relatives of suspects, community leaders, volunteers, soldiers, members of nationalist organizations". In Shevchenko Park staged a concert, people are holding banners reading "Enough lies", "When you start to look for the real killers?", "200 days of lies," the newspaper reports.

Similar events were held in Kharkiv, Rivne and Cherkasy.

In December 2019, the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that Netpolice detained suspects in the murder Sheremet. According to investigators, were involved at least five people, among them participants of military operations in the Donbass. Three people were detained. The basic version of murder the consequence called destabilizing the socio-political situation in the country. Later, the lawyer of one of the suspects, Andrei Antonenko, Leonid Maslov informed of the change in the wording of suspicion in the case, according to which the organizers of the murder are considered unidentified individuals who acted for personal reasons. Later the lawyer of the suspect Jana Dugar Nikolay Orekhov said that the pre-trial investigation into the murder Sheremeta completed.

Sheremet died July 20, 2016 in Kiev as a result of the car bomb. He's about 10 years working on Russian television, including on the First channel, the last five years lived in Kiev, worked in the Internet edition "Ukrainian truth", and "Radio News".