European Parliament ex-president Cox, Tymoshenko's daughter arrive at court hearing of UESU case

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Aug. 14, 2012, 10:28 a.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

A supporter of jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko holds a placard.

KHARKIV – Former President of the European Parliament Pat Cox has arrived at the building of Kharkiv Regional Court of Appeals to observe a hearing of the criminal case against former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko on the activities of the United Energy Systems of Ukraine (UESU) Corporation by Kyivsky District Court of Kharkiv.

According to an Interfax-Ukraine reporter, members of the BYT-Batkivschyna parliamentary faction, supporters of the ex-premier and her aunt Antonina Ulyakhina were also present in the courtroom.

The ex-premier's daughter Yevhenia Tymoshenko, who represents the defense in the case, also attended the hearing for the first time over a long time.

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gary yellando Aug. 14, 2012, 1:02 p.m.    

save your time, effort and breath....while he is still alive, Yanko has it all tied up very nicely,

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blueriver Aug. 14, 2012, 1:14 p.m.    

Yes these Soviet mentality men in the Party of Regions who enjoy millions in Cash bribes, big security and the tough man image are all terrified scared and afriad of a Lady..............each night these Men can not sleep thinking of a free Yulia.

Party of Regions will soon introduce a law that their memeber and staff are not allowed to make contact with any girl named Yulia :)............sounds normal tactic for Party of Regions....

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cedrik Aug. 14, 2012, 5:31 p.m.    

West Canada squeaks again.

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cedrik Aug. 14, 2012, 5:33 p.m.    

And what the heck is that crown of thorns in the photo the pensioner is supposedly holding up??? Now Mrs T is equated with Christ?????

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