PGO notes progress in probing murder of Nigoyan, Zhiznevsky, Senyk in Kyiv in 2014
The killings of Euromaidan activists Serhiy Nigoyan, Mikhail Zhiznevsky and Roman Senyk on Independence Square in Kyiv in 2014 have not been solved, but there is progress in the investigation, which gives hope to identify those responsible for the murder, Head of the Department of Special Investigations of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) Serhiy Horbatiuk has said.
"Unfortunately, the murder of Nigoyan, Zhiznevsky and Senyk has not currently been solved. We have not identified those who pressed the trigger," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday, November 21.
He noted that a grapeshot cartridge for a hunting rifle was used in the Nigoyan case, while in the cases of Zhiznevsky and Senyk - a cartridge for the forced stop of vehicles, which is used only in the units of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry.
"The work continues, and given that we are still moving forward, we have allocated for each of the cases a unit, whose fighters we being checked for involvement in the crime. The fact that there is progress gives us hope that the crimes will be solved," Horbatiuk said.