The Kiev Pechersky District Court extended a preventive measure until May 1 in the form of the detention in detention of an ATO veteran Andrei Antonenko, suspected of being involved in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.
This was reported to Ukrinform by his lawyer Stanislav Kulik.
“Judge Belotserkovets extended coercive measures in the form of detention until Antonenko until June 1,” he said.
The lawyer added that this court decision will be appealed.
As indicated, Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov announced on December 12, 2019 the detention and the reporting of suspicions to the accused in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.
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In particular, the investigation suspects the doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, the nurse of one of the paratrooper battalions Yan Dugar, and the ATO veteran Andrei Antonenko.
Kuzmenko and Antonenko are now in prison. As far as Dugar is concerned, a preventive measure in the form of an overnight residence order has been chosen.
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Journalist Pavel Sheremet died on July 20, 2016 in Kiev following a car explosion.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru