The lawyer for the journalists widow will be seeking other sentences and believes one of the men to bear greater responsibility
All argument is over regarding the compensation of 2 million UAH awarded to the family of Svitlana Zaitseva who died of tuberculosis contracted while serving a sentence for a crime she did not commit
Three men accused of killing the journalist Georgy Gongadze are facing a new charge of causing significant damage to the image of the country and its law enforcement agencies
Average life expectancy for men in Ukraine is 12 years less than for women, and men in rural areas live on average 2 years less than their urban counterparts
The Kyiv Court of Appeal has postponed the hearings into the murder of journalist Georgy Gongadze until 13 February 2008 due to the illness of one of defendant Mykola Protasov
The Prosecutor General does not explain what the first such experiment made almost six months ago failed to uncover
Svitlana Zaitseva died of tuberculosis contracted while imprisoned for a murder she did not commit. She had “confessed” to the crime during the criminal investigation, apparently under duress
For the third year in a row, a memorial action was held in Kyiv on 16 September, marking the day of Georgy Gongadzes disappearance in 2000. It was once again an event organized not by political parties or civic organizations, but by ordinary individuals
At 19.00 on 16 September journalists, civic activists and other members of the public will gather on Maidan Nezalezhnosti to remember Georgy Gongadze and all journalists killed
The Prosecutor in the Georgy Gongadze case, where three men are charged with carrying out the murder, has asked the court to order medical assessments for the defendants. This could mean yet another adjournment of the trial
"He who saves one human being is as if he saves an entire world." Five families from the Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhya and Kirovohrad regions have been recognized as “Righteous among the Nations”.
They demand an investigation into the tampering with the case as well as the withdrawal of the honour to Mr Potebenko since “such an award given the sham investigation into the Gongadze murder is an insult to those people who really are attempting to build democracy and a law-based state in Ukraine and inflicts pain on Georgys family and relatives
It has taken a over a year for the trial to begin of three former police officers who are accused of causing the death of Oleh Dunich. An appeal court yesterday upheld the decision to remand the accused in custody pending the trial
The International Federation of Journalists calls Potebenko one of those responsible for the shoddy investigation into the death of the journalist Georgy Gongadze
She points out that Potebenko, when Prosecutor General, ignored Georgy Gongadzes official statement that he was being followed, and did nothing to achieve an effective investigation into the murder
Gongadzes mother, Lesya Gongadze, said today that the Presidents failure to keep the promises given to the European Parliament in 2005 showed one thing only. “I think that he simply cant do it.The Prosecutor General has passed the case to a new investigator, Mr Kharchenko who has to start from the beginning ..."
In an interview with UNIAN, the Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis has said that the CEs greatest disappointment is over the lack of real progress in solving the murder of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze.
04.11.06 | Ludmila Klochko, KHPG
How a woman in her eighth month of pregnancy was placed in a remand prison cell and why the ambulance service saw no grounds for taking her to hospital are only two of the questions requiring answers
Kremenchug resident Roman Pustovy died on 18 March 2006 in the Avtozavodsky district police station. Seven months later the prosecutors office has yet to give any statement as to the cause of his death
The Prosecutor Generals Press Service reports instructions issued in response to the worrying rise in the number of deaths of military servicemen