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Supporters say father, son wrongly convicted of murder

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Nov. 26, 2012, 3:43 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Mark Rachkevych

Hundreds of mostly football fans from in and outside Ukraine gathered at Kyiv's Shevchenko Park on Nov. 25 to call for the release of father and son, Dmytro and Serhiy Pavlychenko, who were convicted on Oct. 2 for murdering a judge in 2011, but whose supporters say are innocent and were wrongfully tried.
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Some football fans in and out of Ukraine are calling for the release of imprisoned father and son, Dmytro and Serhiy Pavlychenko, who were convicted in the 2011 murder of a Kyiv judge who evicted the pair from their apartment.

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