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MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. The probe of renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet’s murder should be objective and maximally distanced from politics, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.
Today it is important to ensure that journalists working in Ukraine are no longer exposed to the danger they are confronted with every day, the Russian diplomat said.
"For this purpose, the Russian Foreign Ministry is taking a lot of specific practical steps," Zakharova said.
‘We have established a constant dialog with OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Majatovic and are citing specific facts, figures and the cases of what is happening with journalists in Ukraine," the Russian diplomat said.
"We’re doing this not for the purpose of saying that Ukraine is bad," Zakharova said. "There are problems there, in particular, the problem of ensuring security for the mass media."
"Everything has to be done to ensure that the investigation of the murder of Pavel Sheremet be maximally objective, maximally unbiased and maximally distanced from politics so that it can be really understandable who is behind this and for what purpose this was done," the Russian diplomat said.
Sheremet, who worked for Ukrainskaya Pravda was killed in a car blast that shook central Kiev early Wednesday morning. Kiev police have preliminarily classified the crime as premeditated murder.
Sheremet was born in Minsk (Belarus) on November 28, 1971. He worked for a long time in Russia, getting the Russian citizenship in 2000.