New charges being brought to Tymoshenko to preempt ECHR ruling - Ukrainian opposition statement

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Jan. 19, 2013 14:32
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Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko faces new criminal charges that carry a possible life sentence.
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The Ukrainian authorities are hurrying to bring new charges against former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko before the European Court of Human Rights has pronounced its ruling on her prosecution for the 2009 Ukrainian-Russian gas deal, the Ukrainian United Opposition Batkivschyna said in a statement on Friday evening.

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