Ukraine – Those behind Georgiy Gongadze’s murder still unpunished 10 years later

Reporters Without Borders Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Reporters Without Borders is exasperated by the latest decisions in the investigation that is supposed to establish who was behind the September 2000 murder of Georgiy Gongadze , the editor of the independent online newspaper Ukrainska Pravda . From the outset the entire investigation seems to have been designed to avoid implicating senior officials and politicians, and now the focus is on putting all the blame on Yuriy Kravchenko, a former interior minister who died mysteriously in 2005, and Oleksiy Pukach, the former head of an interior ministry intelligence unit. The desire to protect the very senior political figures who probably gave the orders for Gongadze to be eliminated is reflected in the inconsistencies and contradictions in which the prosecutor-general in charge of the investigation is now getting bogged down.

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Those behind Georgiy Gongadze’s murder still unpunished 10 years later

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