Censor.NET reports referring to the Kyiv police department press service.
As noted, Bogdanov's friends informed the police that they had last time spoke with him on Nov. 12, 2016. Since then, they have lost touch with him, his whereabouts being unknown. Ilya Bogdanov used to be a career FSB (Russia's Federal Security Service) officer who defected to the Ukrainian side in 2014.
The police have launched criminal proceedings under article 115 (premeditated murder) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Investigation is underway.
Should you have any information on the whereabouts of Ilya A. Bogdanov, please, call 102.
In 2015, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) said that the FSB had planned the murder of its former officer Ilya Bogdanov known to have previously defected to Ukraine. The killer was sentenced to 8.5 years in prison.