, has not been seen since September. Kuchma in his speech did not mention the tape but pledged adherence to democratic values. … A group of Ukrainian parliamentarians met in an unidentified European location with the security officer who claims to have given the tape to Moroz. In a video recording of that meeting, the security officer, Mykola Melnychenko, says he planted a bug in Kuchma’s office. The tape, he insists, is authentic.