Ukrainian Interior Ministry: Sheremet killed with explosive device

 Ukrainian Interior Ministry: Sheremet killed with explosive device

Kiev police has classified the death of journalist Pavel Sheremet as premeditated murder.

"The information collected on this case was registered in Kiev’s Shevchenkovsky police department. Investigators preliminary classify this as a premeditated murder. Prejudicial inquiry has been launched," the press service of Ukrainian Interior Ministry’s Kiev department said on Wednesday.

"According to preliminary reports, it was an explosive device - home-made or not, we cannot say until experts determine this. It was placed very close to him," a spokesman for Ukrainian Interior Ministry Artyom Shevchenko said.

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko said that the crime will definitely be solved. "I will do everything I can to solve the crime together with colleagues," TASS cited him as saying.

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