Melnychenko's lawyer: Court may cancel criminal case against Kuchma on Dec. 7
The lawyer also said that the authors of the appeal summoned former Verkhovna Rada Chairman and the leader of the Socialist Party of Ukraine Oleksandr Moroz to the hearing.
As reported, a criminal case was opened against Kuchma on March 21, 2011.
He is charged with abuse of power and official authority, which subsequently led to the murder of journalist Georgy Gongadze (Part 3, Article 166 of the 1960 Criminal Code).
Tapes secretly recorded by Kuchma's former bodyguard Mykola Melnychenko in the president's office have been declared to be material evidence in the case.
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