FBI will be involved into investigation of Sheremet murder

At this point the police started criminal proceedings under Article ‘Premeditated murder.’

20 July 2016 16:49

The task force, which will be engaged in investigating the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, will include representatives of the FBI in Ukraine, according to the report of the Head of National Police Khatia Dekanoidze at a briefing in Kyiv, a QHA correspondent reports.

- We are creating an operational investigative group, which will include the best operatives. I have just met with the FBI representatives in Ukraine, who will also be involved in the investigation. It is too early to talk about any direction now. The ‘premeditated murder’ criminal proceedings are opened. We consider all versions,  – Dekanoidze said.

According to her, she personally, as well as top law enforcement officials will coordinate the work of the operational group.

It should be reminded that today, July 20, at 7:45 in Kyiv at the crossroads of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Ivan Franko Streets a car with ‘Ukrainian Truth’ publication journalist and the ‘Radio.Vesti’ host Pavel Sheremet exploded. The journalist died on spot.

The car belonged to the Head of ‘Ukrainian Truth’ publication Olena Prytula. At that moment she was not inside the vehicle.