Firm Halts Trade In Ukraine Tissue

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Sept. 13, 2012, 11:14 p.m. | Ukraine — by Kate Willson and Vlad Lavrov

Photographs allegedly taken inside Mykolaiv Regional Forensic Medicine Bureau. In February, Ukraine’s Security Service launched a criminal case investigating suspected violations in obtaining the relatives’ consent for recovery of tissue from dead people.
© Photo by Kostyantyn Chernichkin

Editor’s Note: This story is a follow-up to the eight-month investigation conducted by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on the global trade in body parts that emanates from Ukraine. The entire series can be read at

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