Ukrainian police arrest suspects in journalist's 2016 murder

Ukraine's interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in the car-bomb killing of a prominent journalist three years ago

Arsen Avakov said the arrests follow a “difficult and persistent” investigation, but gave no further details.

Belarus-born journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed in the center of Kiev on July 20, 2016. Ukrainian authorities have been criticized for their failure to track down the perpetrators.

Another suspect is Iuliia Kuzmenko, a doctor, according to her lawyer, Vlad Dobosh.