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Ukraine's high court upholds Tymoshenko jail sentence (updated)

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Aug. 29, 2012 10:59
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Yulia Tymoshenko, seen in this 2011 courtroom photograph, will remain in prison.
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Ukraine's highest appeals court has turned down an appeal by Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister and opposition leader, upholding her 7-year jail sentence from last autumn on abuse-of-office charges.

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