Posts Tagged ‘ Kuchma ’

Ukraine ex-leader charged in murder

Mar 24th, 2011 | By

Kuchma is accused of giving illegal orders to police that led to the murder of Georgiy Gongadze [Reuters] Leonid Kuchma, the ex-Ukrainian president, has been formally charged in the killing of journalist Georgy Gongadze in 2000, the country’s most notorious post-Soviet crime. “I have been served with charges,” Kuchma told reporters on Thursday following his second…


History of “Maidan”: In the beginning was the word… (part I)

Dec 5th, 2005 | By
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However there was a solution to be found where least expected. Ukraine was saved by civic activists and the Internet. This is the story of the website “Maidan” and the group involved in it. It is the story of the democratic evolution of Ukraine.