How High Does Conspiracy Go?

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Sept. 17, 2010, 1:17 a.m. | Ukraine — by Yuriy Onyshkiv

Georgiy Gongadze was born on May 21, 1969, in Tblisi, Georgia. He was murdered on Sept. 16, 2000, five months after he founded the hard-hitting Ukrainska Pravda news website. His beheaded body was found in a forest outside of Kyiv later that year. He and his wife, Myroslava Gongadze, a journalist with Voice of America in Washington, D.C., had twin daughters.

Yuriy Onyshkiv

It took ten years for the prosecutors to conclude that the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze was ordered by the then Interior Minister Yuriy Kravchenko. But the case should not end there.

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Anonymous Sept. 17, 2010, 6:26 p.m.    

So we see, credit is more important than results.

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Gene Nelson Sept. 18, 2010, 7 p.m.    

Yulia wanted to proceed, but Yush would not, in this investigation.


Both Kuchma and Lytvyn this week, however, repeated their longstanding denials of involvement. They also ratcheted up their own accusations, blaming the journalist’s death on an international conspiracy designed to damage Ukraine.

This quote is typical of the Kuchma regime and the current regime.

Adios to democracy in Ukraine under Yanu and PoR!

The sad thing is that Yushenko preferred Yanu over Yulia and that preference allowed this to happen. Some think we should move beyond Yushenko, but my anger at him for allowing this to happen will not be over for a long time.

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