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UKRAINE WITHOUT KUCHMA TO HOLD PROTEST ON 16 SEPTEMBER. The Ukraine Without Kuchma movement is planning to hold a mass protest rally on Independence Square in Kyiv on 16 September, the second anniversary of the disappearance of journalist Heorhiy Gongadze, UNIAN reported on 20 August. "[Ukraine needs] a revolution to purify and revive society, to change the system of social, economic, and political relations," the movement said in a statement. Ukraine Without Kuchma's main demands include ousting President Leonid Kuchma, making Ukraine a parliamentary republic, and punishing those guilty for the disappearance and/or death of well-known Ukrainian journalists and political activists. The statement was signed by Yevhen Zhovtyak, Eduard Kovalenko, Oleksandr Kryvenko, Oleh Levytskyy, Yuriy Lutsenko, Andriy Pidpalyy, Mykhaylo Svystovych, Olena Skomoroshchenko, Yuriy Tyma, Volodymyr Chemerys, and Tetyana Chornovil. JM