Ukraine / 2010

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Ukraine says late minister ordered Gongadze murder

September 16, 2010 5:04 PM ET

New York, September 16, 2010--On Tuesday, Ukrainian prosecutors announced that the late Interior Minister Yuri Kravchenko had ordered the 2000 murder of muckraking Internet journalist Georgy Gongadze, left, whose decapitated body was found 10 years ago today in a forest outside Ukraine's capital, Kyiv.Ukraine's prosecutor-general's office said in a statement that investigators...

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Journalist goes missing in eastern Ukraine

August 18, 2010 6:08 PM ET

New York, August 18, 2010--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the whereabouts of Vasyl Klymentyev, chief editor and reporter for the Kharkiv-based weekly newspaper Novyi Stil (New Style), who has been missing for a week....

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Ukraine

February 16, 2010 12:10 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments• Broadcast media face strong political pressure.• Ex-Interior Ministry official arrested in Gongadze murder. Key Statistic 5: Years since the Orange Revolution. Optimism has since dimmed. A deep recession, tensions with neighboring Russia, and a coming presidential election placed greater stress on the country’s already weak and...

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