‘Slidstvo.Info’ together with the OCCRP journalists have presented an investigation film about the murder of Pavel Sheremet, which proves that the night before his murder the journalist was being watched by the SBU.
The filmmakers say that the police are hiding the fact of watching Sheremet.
According to journalists, on the night before the murder, Ukraine security service officer was seen near Sheremet’s house. That night, an explosive device was planted under the journalist’s car.
Security Service of Ukraine, in turn, reported that Igor Ustimenko spotted there on that night had been dismissed from the Security Service back in 2014.
Pavel Sheremet was killed by a bomb explosion in the center of Kyiv on July 20, 2016. The car itself belonged to Alena Prytula — owner of the “Ukrainian Truth” online media outlet. Ukrainian police have so far failed to establish the identity of the criminals who had killed the journalist.
Law enforcement bodies of Ukraine believe that Sheremet was killed for his professional activity. The Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that the Russian special services may have been involved in the journalist’s death. Moscow called this version an act of “Russophobia.” Another version of Sheremeta’s murder states that there may have been involved the volunteer soldiers of the “Azov” regiment.