MOSCOW, may 31 — RIA Novosti. Member of the Board of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Anton Gerashchenko on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”, explained why it took a dramatization of the murder of journalist Arkady Babchenko.
According to him, to prove in court the guilt of the organizer of the attempt, it was necessary to fix “the fact of the reporting of the organizer to customers”.
“It was necessary to create a complete and realistic impression of the organizer, which was held in Kiev, that this murder occurred,” — said Gerashchenko.
He noted that Babchenko could refuse to “take the risk”, but decided, realizing the need to document the customers ‘ communication with the performers.
The very staging Gerashchenko called the method of “old as the world.”
On Tuesday evening, the Ukrainian interior Ministry has reported that Babchenko was shot on the doorstep of his apartment in Kiev. Information circulated in the media, many of which are printed obituaries in connection with the death of a journalist. Published a sketch of the suspect. Ukrainian authorities announced the involvement in the crime Russian special services.
The next day the journalist appeared at the press conference of the security Service of Ukraine. The head of the Department Vasyl Hrytsak congratulated him on his “third birth.”
According to Hrytsak, the security service received information that journalist are going to kill and prevent it.
The customer he called the Ukrainian, allegedly recruited by the Russian intelligence services.
According to the Babchenko, the operation of the SBU prepared two months. The report received from him the order he found out a month ago.
The reaction to the hoax
A dramatization of the murder Babchenko perceived ambiguously.
Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov called it “a typical and cynical farce in Kiev.”
The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova expressed joy over the fact that Babchenko’s alive, but drew attention to “propaganda effect” of the story.
Representatives of the international organization “reporters without borders” was outraged “by the manipulation of the secret services of Ukraine information war”.