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 Kyiv public bids last farewell to journalist Pavel Sheremet. PHOTOS+VIDEO

Kyiv's Ukrainskyi Dim at Evropeiska Square hosted the farewell ceremony for journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed on Wednesday in the capital's downtown.

As reported by Censor.NET, may Kyivites, journalists, military, and politicians came to say good-bye to Sheremet, who was killed two days ago in a car blast. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko also attended.

In the evening of July 22, the coffin with Sheremet's body will be taken by plane to the journalist's home town of Minsk, Belarus, where he will be buried tomorrow, July 23.

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Photos and video by Oleh Bohachuk

Journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in the morning of July 20 in downtown Kyiv in an explosion of a car he was driving. The car belonged to owner of Ukrainska Pravda news website Olena Prytula, although she was not in the car. Police has preliminary qualified the explosion as a premeditated murder.

Read more: Investigators follow up six versions in Sheremet's killing, - Tandit

According to preliminary data, a self-made explosive device was triggered in the journalist's car, with an equivalent of 400 to 600 grams of explosive yield. An alarm response force has been created for investigation of the killing, with planned involvement of FBI representatives.
 
 
 
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