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Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko

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Ukraine Crisis Forces K Street Into Scramble To Save Millions In Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Russian forces storm through Crimea, Washington lobbying firms representing both the pro-Russian and pro-European factions in Ukraine...

Top Yulia Tymoshenko Ally Takes Presidential Powers

AP | By JIM HEINTZ and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With an ally claiming presidential powers Sunday and the whereabouts and legitimacy of the nominal president unclear, newly fre...

Clinton Sends Message Of Support To Ex-PM Suspected Of Murder

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

(Adds background, details) * West says Tymoshenko is victim of political vendetta * Tymoshenko's daughter says her healt...

Former Prime Minister Of Ukraine Suspected Of Murdering Business Rival

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 01.19.2013 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian authorities have formally notified jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko that she is a suspect in the murder of a b...

WATCH: Parliament Debate Dissolves Into All-Out Brawl

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

Fists flew Wednesday as Ukraine's newly elected parliament devolved into an all-out brawl between government supporters and opposition lawmakers, the ...

Tymoshenko Appeals Jail Sentence

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

STRASBOURG, France — Lawyers for Ukraine's jailed opposition leader, Yulia Tymoshenko, appealed to Europe's human rights court Tuesday as her on...

Jailed Tymoshenko's Condition Is Improving

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

BERLIN -- Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's chronic back ailment has improved somewhat, but she is far from cured and the conditions ...

Tymoshenko Must Receive 'Proper Treatment'

AP | DAVID RISING and ANNA MELNICHUK | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Ukrainian leaders on Thursday to give jailed ex-Premier Yulia Tymoshenko "proper treatment" for h...

Back to the 'Bad Old Days' in Ukraine: Does a Distracted U.S. Even Care?

Christian Josi | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
Christian Josi

As the European Community and freedom-loving Ukrainians rally, one very important voice has been far too muted -- that of the U.S., which has no better friend in all of the former Soviet republics than Tymoshenko.

Jailed Ex-PM Goes On Hunger Strike

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko alleged on Tuesday that guards at the prison where she is being held severely b...

Daughter Fears For Tymoshenko's Life

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- The daughter of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has complained about the medical treatment her mother is receiving i...

Former Ukrainian PM Reportedly Moved To Remote Prison Colony

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been moved from a Kiev prison to a remote prison colony, her party says. Tymosh...

Former Ukraine PM Likely To Stay In Prison For Months

AP | MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 01.14.2012 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Efforts to free former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko from prison through the domestic legal system are almost certai...

Ukraine Continues Controversial Investigations Into Former PM

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian authorities say they are investigating claims that jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was involved in a contract...

Tymoshenko Sentenced To 7 Years In Jail

AP | By MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday on charges of abuse of office in sign...

PHOTOS: Ukrainians Mark Independence Day With Fierce Protests

AP | By MARIA DANILOVA | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Thousands of opposition activists on Wednesday protested the arrest of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, clouding official...

Ukrainian Court Rejects Request To Free Tymoshenko

AP | ANNA MELNICHUK | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian court on Monday rejected lawyers' requests to free former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko from jail during her abuse...

Ukraine's Ex-P.M. Arrested During Trial

AP | ANNA MELNICHUK | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Acting on a judge's orders, police arrested former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during her abuse-of-office trial on F...

Ukraine's 'Orange' Coalition Dissolves

AP | ANNA MELNICHUK and SIMON SHUSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's pro-Western Orange coalition dissolved Tuesday as her former allies turned against her, settin...

Ukraine's Tymoshenko To Rivals: Oust Me If You Can

AP | YURAS KARMANAU and SIMON SHUSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko challenged her opponents Thursday to oust her in a no-confidence vote, aiming to show ...

Ukraine Election: Yulia Tymoshenko Calls Out Rival Viktor Yanukovych

AP | DOUGLAS BIRCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — The spirit of the Orange revolution may be stirring once again. On the cusp of a decisive presidential vote this weekend, Yulia...

Ukraine Breaks Up Alleged Russian Spy Ring

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — A spying scandal between Ukraine and Russia threatens to heighten tensions between the countries as Ukraine's holds a presidenti...

Yulia Tymoshenko: Ukraine's New Political Powerhouse Literally Thinks She's Evita

The New Republic | Julia Ioffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KIEV--Like many Ukrainian politicians, prime minister and presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko relies on fortune-tellers and TV psychics to bolster...

Ukraine: Extreme Right Rises As Economy Falls

The Telegraph | Adrian Blomfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An unexpected regional election victory by a previously marginal ultra-nationalist party is among a string of developments in Ukraine that threaten to...

Russis, Ukraine Agree To Gas Deal

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Russian and Ukrainian prime ministers have struck a deal to resume Russian natural gas exports to Europe via Ukraine as soon as Tuesday. Vladim...