Ukraine Drops Probe Against Ex-President Kuchma, Ria Says

Ukraine’s court ruled that a criminal probe against former President Leonid Kuchma over his alleged involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze in 2000 should be dropped, Ria-Novosti reported, citing the court decision.

The Prosecutor-General’s Office of Ukraine opened the case against Kuchma in March.

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