Pshonka: Kuchma case inquiry to be over soon

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April 15, 2011, 1:19 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine
Vinnytsia, April 15 (Interfax-Ukraine) - The Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office is completing its investigation against Former President Leonid Kuchma, Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka said. "The investigator appointed by the Prosecutor General's Office is finishing the inquiry into Kuchma's case. We regard the materials collected by the investigation as objective," Pshonka said at a news conference in Vinnytsia on April 15.

"We are ready to complete the investigation and to forward the materials [to Kuchma] next week," he said.

However, the inquiry into the killing of journalist Georgy Gongadze continues, he said.
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