Prominent Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in car blast in Kiev

Pavel Sheremet, who had worked in Ukraine for the past five years, was killed in a car explosion in the central part of Kiev early in the morning of July 20, his colleagues from Ukrayinska Pravda reported.   The explosion occurred at about 7:45 local time, while Sheremet was driving to work. He was in a car that belonged to editor-in-chief of Ukrayinska Pravda Alyona Pritula. Police arrived at the scene.   According to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko, the explosion was the result of a bomb. “It was reported from the scene that the death of Pavel Sheremet … Continue reading Prominent Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet killed in car blast in Kiev