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 Attacker of Osmaev and Okueva safe, can cooperate with investigation, - Interior Ministry

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The person who attacked Adam Osmaev and Amina Okueva on June 1 in Kyiv has been questioned by investigators.

This was announced by the Interior Ministry of Ukraine representative Artem Shevchenko, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

Read more: Attempt on Osmaev and Okueva: killer says wanted to make a gift, - Police Deputy Head Kryshchenko

"His life is safe, he can cooperate with investigation and testify," Shevchenko said.

He said the attacker has been questioned. Investigators found that he had committed several crimes before, both in and outside Ukraine.

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Shevchenko said the Russian trace in the attack is obvious. He reminded that the suspect used personal details of a deceased person for the legend he was using to tell about himself.

In the evening of June 1, an attempt was made on the lives of Chechen volunteer fighters of Ukrainian Kyiv-2 unit, Donbas war participants Adam Osmaev and Amina Okueva in Kyiv's Podil district. The attacker passed himself as a foreign journalist who allegedly wanted to interview them, got close to them, opened fire from a gun, and wounded Osmaev. His wife Okueva, to protect herself and repulse the attacker, opened fire and gravely wounded the killer. Both men have been taken to hospital with grave wounds. Osmaev is convicted by Russia of alleged attempt on President Putin.
 
 
 
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