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The court did not change the measure of restraint for the suspect in the case of Sheremet

The Pechersky district court of Kiev refused to change the measure of restraint for a suspect in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet Yulia Kuzmenko, said on Monday the Agency "UKRINFORM".

Earlier, the Pechersk district court of Kyiv extended the arrest Kuzmenko until July 24.

"The investigative judge Batrin, having considered the petition to change the measure of restraint Kuzmenko, decided: petition denied", - stated in the message. The decision is not appealable.

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 ten years worked 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".