Embassy of France in Ukraine condemned the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, which occurred in Kyiv on July 20, according to the embassy website.
- We condemn the murder of Pavel Sheremet, a journalist of investigative site ‘Ukrainian Truth’, committed in Kyiv. Deadly attack on this journalist, a recognized professional, causes great concern. We urge the Ukrainian authorities to establish all the circumstances of his death, – reads the statement.
It should be reminded that on 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.
According to preliminary version, the explosion was caused by a bomb.