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Editor in chief of Ukrainian outlet busted taking bribe

15:16, 23 June 2017

Ihor Guzhva, the editor-in-chief of Strana.ua news portal was detained in Kyiv on late Thursday. He is charged with extortion and bribe taking.

The Prosecutor General’s Office is now working on the notice of suspicion and choosing the pre-trial restriction for him.

According to the law enforcement agency, Guzhva demanded and received a bribe in exchange for not publishing a story about an unnamed Ukrainian political figure.

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