U.S. embassy calls for thorough investigation into attack on Odesa activist Mykhailyk

U.S. embassy calls for thorough investigation into attack on Odesa activist Mykhailyk

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The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is deeply concerned about the attack on the head of the Odesa city branch of the Power of the People party, Oleh Mykhailyk, and demands a quick, transparent and thorough investigation.

"We are deeply concerned about the Sept. 22 attack on Odesa civic activist Oleh Mykhailyk. Such attacks are becoming all too common and must stop. He and the people of Ukraine deserve a quick, transparent, and thorough investigation," the embassy wrote on Twitter.

The head of the Odesa branch of the Power of the People party, activist Oleh Mykhailyk, was shot in Odesa on September 22. Criminal proceedings were opened under Article 15 and Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (assassination attempt). An investigative and operational group consisting of SBU employees was set up to investigate the attack on Mykhailyk.

On Sunday, September 23, about a hundred people came to protest in Odesa, demanding that law enforcement officers investigate the attack on Mykhailyk.

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