Georgy Gongadze

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Europe and Central Asia Analysis

March 11, 2004 12:08 PM ET

While integration into NATO and the European Union has had a positive effect on press freedom conditions in most of Central Europe and the Baltic states, the situation for journalists in Russia and the former Soviet republics has worsened steadily,...

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Attacks on the Press 2003: Ukraine

March 11, 2004 12:00 PM ET

The 2000 murder of internet journalist Georgy Gongadze continued to dog Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, who was fighting for political survival in 2003. Gongadze, editor of Ukrainska Pravda, an online publication that often reports on government corruption, disappeared on September...

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CPJ RECEIVES OSCE PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM AND DEMOCRACY

February 19, 2004 12:00 PM ET

Acceptance Speech by Ann Cooper ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN JOURNALISTS WHO FOUNDED THE COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS NEARLY A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO, I THANK YOU FOR THIS GREAT HONOR. THIS PRIZE COMES AT A CRUCIAL MOMENT...

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CPJ marks third anniversary of journalist's disappearance

September 16, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 16, 2003—Three years after the disappearance of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is dismayed by the lack of progress in the government's inquiry into this case. "President Leonid Kuchma's government continues to...

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Local prosecutor in Gongadze case convicted and amnestied

May 7, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 7, 2003—The Shevchenko District Court in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, yesterday convicted and then amnestied Serhy Obozov, the former prosecutor of Tarashcha District, for obstructing the criminal inquiry into the September 2000 disappearance and murder of Internet journalist...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Ukraine

March 31, 2003 12:00 PM ET

During 2002, President Leonid Kuchma's relationship with the United States hit an all-time low over suspicions that he sold a sophisticated radar system to Iraq. At home, his presidency was threatened by court rulings that opened a criminal case against...

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CPJ marks second anniversary of journalist's disappearance

September 13, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 13, 2002—Two years after the disappearance of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze, the Committee to Protect Journalists is dismayed by the lack of progress in the government's inquiry into this case. "President Leonid Kuchma's government continues to obstruct...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Europe & Central Asia

March 26, 2002 12:11 PM ET

The exhilarating prospect of broad press freedoms that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union a decade ago has faded dramatically in much of the post-communist world. A considerable decline in press freedom conditions in Russia during the last year,...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Ukraine

March 26, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Legal harassment, violence, and death continued to stalk Ukrainian journalists in 2001. Two murders underscored the continuing dangers, as did the stalled investigation into the murder of Internet journalist Georgy Gongadze. More than a year after Gongadze's headless corpse was...

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CPJ condemns murder of TV journalist

October 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent organization dedicated to the defense of press freedom worldwide, strongly condemns the recent murder of prominent television journalist Igor Aleksandrov.

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