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US officials deny plot against Kuzmin, who takes his appeal to Obama

Author: Katya Gorchinskaya All articles by this author

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Dec. 11, 2012 10:39
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Ukraine's Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin in 2011.
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Ukraine Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin complained to U.S. President Barack Obama that various US authorities had plotted to discredit and arrest him while thwarting his investigation into the murder of a former member of parliament.

In a Dec. 3 letter to the American president made public a week later, Kuzmin also said the U.S. government had revoked his five-year multiple entry tourist visa to the US “without providing any... explanations.”

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