In the attack on the leader of the Ukrainian public organization “Oplot” Evgeny Zhilin and his colleague Andrey Kozyrev took part two people. About it reports “RIA Novosti”, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, both the attackers fired several shots at his victims at the restaurant “Breeze”, located on Rublevo-Uspensky highway, and then immediately fled in the car, which previously was stolen.
As previously reported “Interfax” with reference to law enforcement agencies, the evening of 19 September in the restaurant located in the village of Gorki-2 in the Moscow region, stopped an armed man who fired his pistol in two. As a result, one of them, 40-year-old citizen of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Kharkiv organization “Oplot” Evgeny Zhilin, died, and the other Andrei Kozyrev, was seriously injured, he was taken to a nearby hospital. After that, the attacker fled.
Investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of murder under part 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (murder of two and more persons), and also for illegal circulation of weapons in accordance with article 222 of the criminal code.
According to sources, agencies, considers the version of murder for political reasons and because of the debt. Men, added the source, “RIA Novosti”, acted against the policy of the current government in Ukraine.