Ukraine wanted to kill the son Avakov, said the participants of the “case Babchenko”

Ukraine wanted to kill the son Avakov, said the participants of the “case Babchenko”

KYIV, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. The suspect in the organization of the assassination in Kiev of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko businessman Boris Herman argues that the list of people he planned to kill after a journalist was Alexander Avakov — the son of the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine.

According to the Agency “UKRINFORM”, Kyiv court of appeals on Monday began to consider an appeal on the measure of restraint Herman. Earlier, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the police have a list of people who allegedly wanted to kill customers attempt to Babchenko, it is mostly Ukrainian and a former Russian journalists. It is reported that, in addition to Babchenko, planned the murder of journalist Yevgeny Kiselyov and Matvey Ganapolsky.

“The list was Avakov Jr., and Babchenko was not there”, — Hermann told reporters before the meeting, his words are quoted by “UKRINFORM”.

Earlier media reports, and later the Ukrainian authorities reported that a Russian citizen Babchenko, allegedly shot and killed in the stairwell of his house. Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman has accused Russia of involvement in the “murder”. Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said, the Kremlin believes these accusations cynicism and Russophobic shaking the air.

However, the next day Babchenko appeared at the press conference of SBU. As stated by the head of the Agency Vasyl Hrytsak, the information about the “murder” Babchenko was part of a special operation to prevent the assassination of a journalist. He reported the arrest in Kiev of the alleged organizer of the assassination attempt on Babchenko — Ukrainian businessman Boris Hermann. The court arrested him for two months. Tsymbalyuk passes the case to the status of a witness, as during the operation collaborated with the security service of Ukraine.