The activists said “more than 17 years have passed since Gongadgze’s murder, but those who ordered that resonant crime have not yet been identified.
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State Security Service Chief Apologizes to Journalists for Incident Filming President
September 16 – State Security Service (SSS) Chief Valeriy Heletey apologized to a journalist with the Schemes investigative reporting program for an incident involving SSS officers who physically restrained the reporter and his camera operator from filming President Poroshenko’s departure from a wedding party. Schemes journalist Mykhaylo Tkach and his camera operator Borys Trotsenko were […]