The U.S. Embassy in Kiev demanded to investigate the murder Sheremet
The U.S. Embassy in Kiev to the fourth anniversary of the death of the journalist Pavel Sheremet requires a thorough and impartial investigation of his murder.
"In the fourth anniversary of the assassination of Pavel Sheremet, we join the Ukrainians, who continue to demand that thorough, impartial and credible investigation that will bring justice to those who ordered and committed this murder. We respect the role of mass media and other independent Ukrainian journalists in the brave message of truth and assist in the open exchange of information and ideas. The work of independent journalists is vital to the success of democracy", - stated in the message of the Embassy in Facebook.
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".