A French forensic expert to arrive in Ukraine to examine body of a killed journalist

On Wednesday, Jean Rivoli, a French forensic expert with the law-enforcement organization called "Reporters sans Frontieres," is expected to arrive in Ukraine to examine the body of Mikhail Kolomiyets, Director of the "Ukrainiskiye Novosti" news agency.

The press-service of the Kiev prosecutor's office reports that the French expert would conduct a forensic examination assisted by Ukrainian and Belarussian experts. The date of the examination has not yet been fixed.

Kolomiyets was reported missing on October 21st. On October 30th, his body was discovered hanged not far from the town of Molodechno in Belarus and then was buried. On November 20th, Kolomiyets' body was exhumed, identified and delivered to Kiev.

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