The United States has called for punishing those responsible for the death of the Mayor of Chersonese
The US Department of State stressed that attacks on Ukrainian activists must be stopped.
The official US State Department spokesman, Heather Nauert, has expressed condolences to the family and friends of the Kerson City Council, Ekaterina Gandzyuk, who died in the hospital. He wrote about it on Twitter.
"The attacks on the Ukrainian civil society must be ended, and those responsible for the organization and conduct of this terrible attack must be brought to justice," said Nauert, adding the hashtags # movchanya_vbiva and # htozamoviv to her file.
The US # KaterynaHandziuk. Attacks on # Ukrainian civil society have to stop. Those responsible for ordering and committing this terrible attack must be brought to justice. # movchannya_vbivaє # htozamoviv
– Heather Nauert (@statedeptspox) 6 November 2018
Recall, on July 31, an unknown person in Cherson poured Gandzyuk with concentrated sulfuric acid, resulting in extensive burns.
After three months of treatment in Kiev, the activist died in the hospital.
The cause of her death was called multiorgan failure and chemical burns.
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