The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv
said Tuesday that a long-term visa issued to Deputy Prosecutor General
Renat Kuzmin has been revoked. The Embassy would not explain its
Kuzmin protested the decision as illegal and unfair in an unusual a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama earlier this month.
is serving a seven-year sentence for abuse of office, charges condemned
by Western nations as politically motivated. Her conviction seriously
strained Ukraine’s relations with Washington and Brussels.