FILE - This file photo taken in August 2000 shows journalist Heorhiy Gongadze, who wrote about top-level corruption during the term in office of former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma

 

              FILE - This file photo taken in August 2000 shows journalist Heorhiy Gongadze, who wrote about top-level corruption during the term in office of former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma
FILE - This file photo taken in August 2000 shows journalist Heorhiy Gongadze, who wrote about top-level corruption during the term in office of former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, in Kiev, Ukraine, just a month before his abduction and brutal killing. On Tuesday a Ukrainian court has convicted a former police general of killing an investigative journalist and sentenced him to life in prison. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov, File)