Riot police stand guard as a woman holds a portrait of jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko signed with the words "Guiltless!", as she attends a protest rally in front of President Viktor Yanukovych's offices in Kyiv, on January 21, 2013. Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka on January 20 accused Ukraine's jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko of organising the 1996 murder of a powerful lawmaker and warned that a guilty verdict could put her behind bars for life. The daughter of Ukraine's jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko today accused the authorities of wanting to kill her mother who faces a possible life sentence under the new charges.
PARIS – The French authorities are concerned over the reports that former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko is suspected of organizing the murder of MP Yevhen Scherban, the spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of France, Philippe Lalliot, said on Wednesday.