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 Probe into Sheremet’s murder revised following published journalist investigation, interior minister says

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The National Police investigation team adjusted probe into murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet back in the morning.

Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov told a briefing after the government meeting on Thursday, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

"We revised the investigative actions back in the morning and I think that we will shortly establish veracity of some facts that journalists showed us," Avakov said.

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The minister acknowledged that some of the information provided by the media actually excited interest of the law enforcers.

Avakov also said that he did not know whether the Security Service of Ukraine placed Sheremet under surveillance. "I have no information about such actions. We studied possible involvement of each of the secret services from the very beginning, but there are no proofs of surveillance," the official stressed.

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As reported, May 10, OCCRP and Slidstvo.Info journalists made public their investigation into the murder of Pavel Sheremet, which was committed in Kyiv on July 20, 2016.

Earlier, prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in a car bombing in downtown Kyiv on Wednesday morning, July 20. According to witnesses, the explosion occurred when Sheremet stopped at an exit to a main road. They noted high detonation velocity.
 
 
 
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