SBU reports about probe into reports on attempts to assassinate Poroshenko (Document)

16:06, 31 August 2017
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The SBU Security Service of Ukraine has reported about two criminal proceedings being investigated in connection with reports on attempts to assassin Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

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"As of August 29, 2017, two criminal cases were being investigated by the SBU under Article 112 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine in connection with possible attempts on Ukrainian President Poroshenko's life," journalist Serhiy Bosak wrote on Facebook, sharing an SBU response to his inquiry.

Read alsoAssassination attempt on Poroshenko plotted during recent Kharkiv region visit - sourceYet, the SBU informed there were no criminal proceedings on facts of possible attacks on Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy.

As UNIAN reported, an unidentified person warned a law-enforcement agency about an assassination attempt on Poroshenko during his tour of Kharkiv region. The call was made in a female robot voice with the use of IP telephony at about 12:20 local time on August 22.


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