The media learned about the visit from the police to the house Babchenko before he was killed

The media learned about the visit from the police to the house Babchenko before he was killed

MOSCOW, may 30 — RIA Novosti. The police of Kiev looking for video from surveillance cameras in the house of the journalist Arkady Babchenko before he was killed the evening of may 29, according to TV channel “Gromadske” with reference to a source in the Ministry.


According to the channel, law enforcement officers visited the house located at Nikolsko-Slobodskaya street, at five in the morning, what was the reason for their visit is not specified.

What is known about the murder

On Tuesday evening in Kiev, journalist Arkady Babchenko shot several times in the back on the landing, when he was returning home from the store.

Ukrainian police are investigating the case of intentional murder. We consider several versions of the incident. According to Verkhovna Rada Deputy Anton Gerashchenko, one of them is the actions of the Russian special services.

The interior Ministry has released a composite sketch of the suspect. This is a man of 40-45 years old with a gray beard and a dark blue baseball cap. His height is 175-180 cm, average body type, has the stomach, the report States. Was dressed in a denim jacket and jeans.

According to the police spokesman, the gunman in Babchenko could have accomplices. The neighbor stated that his killer probably used a silencer, because the shots was not audible.

Each Babchenko Yuri Matsarsky expressed the view that the journalist was killed by a professional. “Judging by the handwriting, by the fact that he came home today just for a few hours maximum, it is called, herded at least a trained saboteur. It was not some fanatic who decided to take revenge on Arkady… That was the real killer,” said Mazursky.

Russia’s investigative Committee opened a criminal case about murder of the Russian citizen. The Russian foreign Ministry demanded that the Ukrainian authorities make every effort for the prompt investigation of the murder Babchenko. The Ministry said that the level of physical violence and murder against media workers in Ukraine is growing steadily.