Last tribute to murdered Ukrainian reporter: People say farewell to Pavlo Sheremet

Last tribute to murdered Ukrainian reporter: People say farewell to Pavlo SheremetSolemn ceremony for the deceased journalist took place in the downtown Ukrainian capital.

The ceremony kicked off at 11.00 in the Ukrainian house, in the city centre. People lay flowers to the coffin with the reporter’s body. Many of Pavlo Sheremet’s colleagues joined the ceremony, paying last tribute to the reporter who fell victim to the car blast in the morning of July 20 in Kyiv.

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Earlier today, Ukrainian government held a moment of silence to honor the reporter’s memory.

Prior to the Friday Cabinet session, the Prime Minister of Ukraine asked the ministers to hold the moment of silence and honor the memory of the perished journalist Pavlo Sheremet.

‘I think it is not only a murder of a great man but also an attempt to commit a hideous crime against our state’, Volodymyr Groysman said.

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According to the Head of the government, the law enforcers are well aware of their extreme responsibility. ‘They do realize it’s a very complicated case. An investigation group was shaped, and foreign law enforcers are involved, too. I am absolutely sure that the law enforcers do their best to solve this horrible murder and they feel a lot of responsibility on the matter. The investigation and its results should be made public. It’s a challenge for all Ukrainians, the entire Ukrainian state, and the law enforcement system. The authorities will put in all efforts to solve the case’, Groysman concluded.
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