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 Dear Members of Congress!

      My
name is Renat Kuzmin, I am the citizen of Ukraine, Doctor of Laws, Professor at
the National Academy of Prosecution of Ukraine, Deputy Prosecutor General of
Ukraine. Father of two children. Christian.

     My appeal to You is caused by the United
States Senate’s adopting resolution on Ukraine. The basis to this resolution
was the situation with Julia Tymoshenko in Ukraine, which, from my point of
view, was not adequately received by some American
politicians. The basis to this involuntary errancy is insufficient awareness
and sidedness of evaluations, which were formed by party in interest.

      The
matter is about Julia Tymoshenko’s case, with respect to whom Ukrainian
investigators are inquiring into cases upon the matter of her committing
serious crimes. I am addressing to You as a person, who craves for the citizens
of Ukraine to live in the democratic country. I dream about Ukraine, in which the criterion for justice and basis
for social interrelations is Law. I also dream about Ukraine, in which Law is
equally fair to all the citizens, including those, who represent my Motherland
at the highest level.

      Our
country got its independence 20 years ago, having eliminated the Soviet
totalitarian system oppression. We are building civil society for free people.
We are facing many obstacles and challenges on our way, but we are heading insistently to
our goal. The United Sates of America set the example for Ukraine as the Great
Country, which has experience, that is beyond price, for establishing
democratic institutions. We are learning from You.

     I
am led by patriotism and responsibility to Ukrainian nation. I am deeply
convinced, that the adopted resolution on Ukraine could be considered fair
neither to our young state nor to all of its citizens.

     The
interested in this resolution party, representing Julia Tymoshenko, has brought
Senate under delusion, providing specially selected and bias information, which
was based only on emotions, without taking into consideration the actual facts.
The other party had no opportunity to proffer its arguments. Not being provided
with the precise and reliable information, it is rather difficult to
distinguish the truth.

By
adopting this resolution, Senate demanded that Ukraine should terminate its
criminal prosecution of Julia Tymoshenko, including the case of organising and
financing assassination of Ukrainian Parliament Member and other three
absolutely innocent people.

    
There may not be many truths, there is only one, and in the case of Mrs.
Tymoshenko the investigators are establishing the truth. The claim to terminate
seeking for the truth in the case of murdering four people, voiced in Senate,
caused bewilderment and disappointment, expressed by majority in our society.
Do the American authorities wish to hinder establishing the truth through
posing threats and ultimatums, acting from the position of strength?

    
According to Christian Saint: “God appears not in power, but in
truth.” And the task for prosecutor is to establish it, not attempting to
hide it from the world community, regardless of how unpleasant or horrific it might be.

     I
may not imagine, that the U.S. Senate could demand that an American prosecutor
should terminate investigation of mass murdering the citizens on September, 11,
2001 only due to prosecutor’s testing whether an influential oppositional
politician is involved in this terrible crime. I may not imagine, that the U.S.
Senate could demand that Sweden should terminate criminal case upon the matter
of murdering Prime Minister Olof Palme for analogous reasons. Senate would
uniquely not terminate searching for Al-Qaeda leaders. I do not understand for
what reason Senate recommends Ukraine to terminate investigation of murdering
four people.

    
General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine within the period of 2011-2012
appealed to Department of Justice and State Department of the USA more than 20
times in order to receive assistance in interviewing former Prime Minister of
Ukraine Pavel Lazarenko, who claimed about his readiness to bear testimony to
Ukrainian investigators. In fact, we never received a response. We had no
opportunity to receive important testimony about murders in Ukraine.

     It
might be, that the resolution of Senate is the answer to Ukraine’s efforts in
searching for murderers of influential politician, his wife and two innocent
people? Can this resolution possibly mean, that the person, having reached the
high governmental level of authority, is extrajudicial?

     How would an American prosecutor act in
case of Ukrainian Parliament demanding that one should terminate the penal
action in the case of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavel Lazarenko, accusing
the USA of politically motivated justice? I shall
remind, that in accordance with American Court verdict, he is serving his 10-year sentence in Californian prison.

     I
am ready to speak in front of You in Congress. I am also ready to provide all
the documents upon this matter. I am ready to speak to American media in order
to tell the truth. I will be glad if You hear me. My only motivation is my desire to convey
my position, so You would know the truth. According to former American
President of the USA: “Law and one are always a majority.”

    
There is no doubt, that the termination of criminal case concerning the
matter of murdering four people, is a great sin in face of God and people. By
permitting it occur, we will commit another crime, showing the new generation,
that the politician, who has the powers, may with impunity act illegally, and
even murder people.

     The
dramatic effect of the situation, which was created by Julia Tymoshenko’s
associates artificially, should not obscure authentic documentary facts and
must not permit us compromise with crime.

     I
am fully persuaded, that You were not provided with sufficient information upon
the matter of Julia Tymoshenko having inflicted an irretrievable damage to
Ukraine, which affected moral state of the

whole nation. Primarily, we wish that the fair
trial will bring an answer to the question whether a prosecutor or a lawyer was
more convincing. We believe, that this decision should not be made by Senate, to which Ukrainians express as much
respect and trust, as Americans.

    
Dear Members of Congress, I am asking for your accepting my open letter,
as if I asked to accept thoughts of a person, who believes in Higher Justice. I
hope, that You will be led by it while adopting resolution in this hard case. I also believe,
that my letter will serve Your reverting to the resolution on Ukraine, having
obtained the facts.

     I
wish You and Your country further prosperity and success on the way of
preserving peace and stability on our planet.

 Yours
Sincerely,

Renat
Kuzmin

 

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