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 Last respects paid to killed journalist Gongadze in Kyiv. PHOTOS (updated)

The funeral ceremony for journalist Heorhii Gongadze, killed in 2000, is being held in the church of Mykola Naberezhnyi in Kyiv's Podil district.

As reported by Censor.NET, the funeral ceremony is closed for the press. Only relatives and loved ones of the deceased journalist are present in the church. In addition, the ceremony is attended by former leader of the Social Party Oleksandr Moroz, Batkivshchyna party leader Yuliia Tymoshenko, and former MP Taras Chornovil.

Read more: Funeral of assassinated journalist Heorhii Gongadze to take place in Kyiv tomorrow, - lawyer

Gongadze was killed in fall 2000. On March 15, 2008 Kyiv Appeal Court convicted three former Interior Ministry employees of his murder - Valerii Kostenko, Mykola Protasov, and Oleksandr Popovych. They were sentenced from 12 to 13 years in prison.

In January 2013, former head of the outdoor surveillance department of the Interior Ministry Oleksii Pukach was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of the journalist. Gongadze's family believes that the hirers of the killing remain at large.

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