9 January 2001 PRAGUE, Czech Republic–Mykhaylo Melnychenko, the former Ukrainian State Security Services (SBU) officer who has accused President Leonid Kuchma of planning the September 2000 disappearance of opposition journalist Georgy Gongadze, was charged with falsifying documents, a law enforcement official reported on 5 January. Deputy Prosecutor General Oleksandr Bahanets charged that Melnychenko lied when […]

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