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Vlasenko: Tymoshenko goes on hunger strike in protest against falsification of elections

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Oct. 29, 2012 17:28
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Former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko has gone on hunger strike in protest against the falsification of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the ex-premier's defense lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko has said.
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KHARKIV – Former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko has gone on hunger strike in protest against the falsification of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the ex-premier's defense lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko has said.

"I am announcing a hunger strike in protest against the falsification of the elections," Vlasenko quoted Tymoshenko as saying.

According to him, the ex-premier submitted a relevant statement to the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine on Monday, refused food, and said she will only drink water.

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