: Pavlo Sheremet assassination: FBI joins Ukrainian investigators

23:10 Jul. 21, 2016

Pavlo Sheremet assassination: FBI joins Ukrainian investigators

Police investigates the blown-up car of Pavlo Sheremet, July 20, Kyiv, Ukraine (UNIAN Photo)

FBI agents have joined the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies to investigate the assassination of journalist Pavlo Sheremet. 

Khatia Dekanoidze, head of the National Police of Ukraine, has already had the meeting with officers from US Federal Bureau of Investigations.

As of July 21st, the investigation already received the recordings from surveillance cameras along Sheremet's route of movement. Police say a man placing a bomb can be seen on the video. The investigation has also found that the explosive device was placed in a way to harm a driver, not passengers or passersby.

Read more Sheremet's Assassination: Ukraine Prosecutor General voices two versions

Police continue to interrogate relatives and colleagues of Pavlo Sheremet, analyze his phone calls and conduct all the necessary probes. They also will ask Google and Facebook to provide the information that could help to find the assassins paymasters. The tribute to Pavlo Sheremet's memory will be paid in Kyiv on July 22nd. He will be buried in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday, July 23rd.

Read more Ukrainians honour assassinated Pavlo Sheremet on Maidan square in Kyiv

Pavlo Sheremet was murdered on July 20th. The car he was driving was detonated. The vehicle belonged to Olena Prytula, owner of news agency Ukrainska Pravda.

Read more Who Was Sheremet: Kremlin critic's friend and Belarusian President's personal enemy

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