The Prosecutor General of Ukraine called the killing Boronenkov “normal” for the Kremlin penalty witness
The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko, commenting on the murder of former state Duma Deputy, Denis Boronenkov that took place in Central Kiev on Thursday morning, March 23, with his testimony on the case of Ukrainian ex-President Viktor Yanukovych.
In your Facebook Lutsenko called the murder Boronenkov “normal for the Kremlin revealing the execution witnesses.”
“The cynical murder of one of the witnesses in the case of ex-President Yanukovych. In broad daylight in the centre of Kiev, was shot by the ex-Deputy of the state Duma of Russia Denis Boronenkov, which gave investigators the military prosecutors all-important testimony in the case,” wrote the attorney General.
– Putin was informed about the murder Boronenkov, said Peskov declined to comment
“However, Boronenkov is not the only witness among the Russian officials”, – he stressed, adding that “the law also provides for adding to the trial testimony of D. Boronenkov, the data under written Protocol.”
Called the murder Boronenkov “punishment” by the Russian intelligence services and Advisor to the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov Zoryan Shkiryak. In his opinion, the crime could be committed on the orders of the Kremlin.
“I am convinced that it may look like a cynical demonstration of revenge, the execution by the Russian special services, which, of course, if this is confirmed, was committed on the direct orders of the Kremlin as punishment for the person who testified that reveal the essence of the activities of sabotage and provocations, the Russian authorities carried out on the territory of Ukraine, including under the regime of Yanukovych,” – said Shkiryak in the air of TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
In absentia arrested in Russia on charges of fraud and received the Ukrainian citizenship after moving to this country last fall, Denis Voronenkov was killed on the morning of 23 March in Kiev on crossing of streets Pushkin and Shevchenko Boulevard near the hotel “Premier Palace”. His bodyguard, who also got hit by a bullet, managed to injure the alleged killer. As it became known, both the wounded are under guard in the hospital. The police considers the version of murder for hire.
In the fall of 2016 Boronenkov went to the Ukraine, where he gave testimony to the General Prosecutor’s office on charges of treason of former President Viktor Yanukovych has criticized the policy of Russian authorities.
March 3, Basmanny court of Moscow arrested in absentia Boronenkov. He was declared internationally wanted, although it was known that ex-the Deputy lived in Kiev with his wife, also a former MP from the party “United Russia”, the singer Maria Maksakova.
Voronenkov was accused of fraud in especially large size the organised group. According to the investigation, eks-the Deputy in 2011 made a raider seizure belonging to the confectionery firm “Volume” of the building in the center of Moscow. Boronenkov and his co-conspirators filed bogus tax documents, and then sold the building for 20 million rubles at its market value 127 million rubles.