Have sentenced to two years probation for his involvement in the murder of journalist Vyacheslav Veremiya Yuri Rat has patrons among the existing high-ranking officials of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, said INSIDER sources.
According to sources, the Rat has long-standing ties «with the current head of the criminal police and the head of the Department of homeland security, the national police» who had «engaged» them until 2014. However, according to sources, after the «Euromaidan» they are trying to distance themselves from the Rat.
Edition INSIDER has sent requests to the two officials to comment on the relationship with Rat.
Sources also say about the longstanding friendship Rat with the current head of the Nikolaev regional state administration and former employee of management on fight against organized crime of the Ministry of internal Affairs Alexei Savchenko, with whom they went together to the gym.
However, the interlocutors are convinced that in the case Veremiya direct the administrative resource was not used.
«In this case, probably, was not indicating a direct arrangement with the court for the money,» – said the source publication.
The journalist of the newspaper «Vesti» Veremey was killed during the revolution of dignity – in the night of February 19, 2014 in the center of Kiev. The journalist was returning home from work in a taxi. The car was stopped by aunts, pulled passengers and started beating them with metal rods.
Veremiya was beaten by three men, one of them, according to investigators, Yuriy Krysin. When the reporter broke free and tried to escape, he was shot (the consequence considers that it was made by a resident of Gorlovka Jalal Aliyev, he wanted). The journalist died in hospital from blood loss and his injuries.
In relation to the Rat first opened criminal proceedings under article 115 of the Criminal code (premeditated murder), but later business retrained under article 296 (hooliganism).
According to the investigation, in the criminal world, the Rat is the nickname of the Cabinet, he has more than 10 years of living in Kiev and coordinates aunts. Krysin appears in other criminal proceedings, including an armed assault on one of the capital’s gas stations in may 2016. As a preventive measure in the murder case Veremiya Krysino chose the personal obligation, and the episode about the attack on the gas station – house arrest.
In August 2017 the Prosecutor Alexey Donskoy, who led the case Rat, said, «the Censor.NO» that he had previously brought to criminal responsibility. «He was convicted in 2010. But the story there is very complicated. He was initially prosecuted for murder. Then the article «premeditated murder» was changed to «negligent homicide», and he received a suspended sentence,» – said Donskoy.
December 25 at independence square in Kiev was held a rally to demand a fair sentence for Rat.
Have Rat has patrons among high-ranking officials of the interior Ministry, he is also familiar with the head of the Nikolaev regional state administration Savchenko media 27.12.2017