Court sentences Pukach to life for murdering Gongadze, disregards claims against Kuchma, Lytvyn
Former police general Oleksiy Pukach was convicted and given a life prison sentence on Jan. 29 for the intentional murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze on Sept. 16, 2000. But the nearly 13-year-old saga since the journalist went missing is not over, as the lawyer for Gongadze’s widow, Myroslava, will appeal the ruling in an effort to bring those who ordered the murder to justice.
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