MOSCOW, may 30 — RIA Novosti. The head of the SBU Vasyl Hrytsak said at a briefing that the journalist Arkady Babchenko alive.
SBU received the information on preparation of murder of the journalist and prevented him, said the Agency. Hrytsak also again accused Russian special services in the planning of the murder of Babchenko.
!Arkady Babchenko alive. pic.twitter.com/tvoVj9Ysob
— NEWSONE (@NewsOne_TV) 30 may 2018.
According to him, the organizer of the murder was detained in Kiev “about three hours ago”
“Right now with him continued investigation of this citizen, and also done a number of searches at his place of residence and temporary stay”, — said Hrytsak.
The head of the SBU asserts that customers attempt to Babchenko had planned the murder of thirty people in Ukraine.
Apologized for “hell”
After that, journalists came himself Babchenko. He said that a month ago he was told about received it “order” and invited to take part in the RAID. According to him, she was about two months.
“I probably would like to apologize for what you all had to endure, and I had to go through… I would like to apologize to my wife for the hell she’s been through during these two days,” said Babchenko.
#SBU: mi pracovali! pic.twitter.com/VIYNcnVC8C
— SB of Ukraine (@ServiceSsu) 30 may 2018.
Posts on “the killing”
Earlier it was reported that on Tuesday evening, the journalist shot several times in the back on the landing at home in Kiev. Later, he supposedly died in the ambulance.
A neighbor suggested that the killer used a silencer, as shots could be heard.
Ukrainian police said that considers the version about involvement in the incident of the Russian special services. Published a sketch of the suspect.