Murderers of journalist Pavel Sheremet not identified yet – National Police chief


The murderers of journalist Pavel Sheremet have not been identified yet.

Chief of the National Police of Ukraine Serhiy Kniazev said this during the press conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"The identities of criminals have not been established yet," he said.

At the same time, Kniazev added that the judgments of the courts of first instance, which give permission for certain investigative actions, were classified in this particular and some other criminal cases.

As a reminder, Pavel Sheremet was blown up in a car downtown Kyiv on the morning of July 20, 2016. Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko called the main version of the journalist's murder a revenge for his professional activities. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov did not rule out the version that it could be Russian authorities behind the assassination.