Zelensky called the murder of the journalist Sheremet "a shame for Ukraine"

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that law enforcement officers must do everything to find the real killers, organizers and customers of murder of the journalist Pavel Sharamet, and called the crime "a disgrace for Ukraine."

"Today is the fourth anniversary of the murder of Pavel Sheremet. In Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, he stood for the values of democracy, rights and freedoms of the individual. First of all, the citizen's right to free opinion and speech. And the duty of the government to be honest, transparent and accountable to citizens. He could never take away freedom so the customers decided to take a life. His daring murder is a loss for all independent media and journalists. And yet this crime is a shame for Ukraine", - wrote Zelensky in the Telegram on Monday.

He noted that the case of Sheremet is under the scrutiny and control of the Ukrainian society, and wants to hear convincing answers and irrefutable evidence.

"The duty of the state and law enforcement agencies to do everything to court the Ukrainians and the whole civilized world saw the real killers Pavel Sheremet. And then, the true organizers and customers of this crime. No matter how difficult it was to find the truth. How much effort and time it takes," added the President.

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.

While activists are not just carried out of action for Ukraine in support of the accused in the murder case of Sheremet.

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".