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German ambassador doubts lawfulness of Tymoshenko and Lutsenko arrests

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Sept. 21, 2011, 1:52 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine
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German Ambassador to Ukraine Hans-Jurgen Heimsoeth has said he doubts that Ukraine's ex-Premier Yulia Tymoshenko and ex-Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko are being kept in custody legally. "Personally, I have not clarified the legal reasons for which Mrs. Tymoshenko has been kept in custody for six weeks," the ambassador said during a discussion entitled "Ukraine-EU Relations: Decisive Moment" at Institute of World Policy on Wednesday.

In addition, he said he also doubts that Lutsenko's arrest was legal.
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Anonymous Sept. 21, 2011, 4:23 p.m.    

Open this link to the 176 page Investigative Report submitted by Trout & Cacheris; Akin Gump, et al and Kroll Associates to The Government of Ukraine, Minister of Finance. Click here: http://www.minfin.gov.ua/document/274231/report1.pdf

I challenge German Ambassador to the Ukraine, Hans-Jurgen Heimsoeth, and each and everyone of you, after reading the Investigative Report with all its corroborating forensic evidence, to as much as hint that the crimes former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been charged with are politically motivated.

As in case of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and the $30 billion he was arrested and convicted for tax evasion, the European Court of Human Rights dismissed Yukos Oil's $100 billion lawsuit against Russia yesterday on the basis that the crime for which he was charged was not politically motivated. Politics aside, Khodorkovsky did not pay his taxes. if you don't pay your taxes, the taxman will cometh. You will be prosecuted, your assets will be seized and you will go to jail! There is nothig political about tax evasion!

In the case of Tymoshenko, if you steal hundred of millions of dollars from the government, divert and misappropriate funds to enrich yourself, enter into a binding contract that obligates the nation whose constitution and rules of law you are sworn to uphold and protect to pay excessive punitive fees for gas for self serving purposes, you will be held accountable in a court of law.

The only thing political in this media charade is its failure to cover the glaring implications that former President Viktor Yushchenko was accorded the opportunity to apply for permanent resident status in the U.S. as an alternative to prosecution for the crimes he engaged in during his term in office. To wit, there are two major crimes that I know of through Yuri Shvets, an aide to exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who held the leadership of your nation, Yushchenko and Tymoshenko, as political hostage who paid Shvets,a former KGB trained disinformation specialists, $500,000 to propagated manufactured and manipulated intelligence--bogus lies--on Berezovsky's Ukraine based 5th Element website that in no measure ushered in the victory of the Orange Revolution:

1. The not so little matter of the still missing $24 million of $40 plus million in campaign contributions that Berezovsky continues to hold over Yushchenko in the two lawsuit he filed in the UK and Wales; and,

2. The $50 million up front payment to Yushchenko's brother that Yushchenko is alleged to have conditioned to executing the first Gazprom RosUkrEnergo contract.

If as alleged in media reports, the reliance on a co-opted/corrupted mainstream media not withstanding, that Viktor Yanukovych was also a benefactor of the Gazprom/RosUkrEnergo contract, one may suggest further investigation may be warranted relative to the possibility criminal charges have been postponed to against Yushchenko allow Yushchenko sufficient time to retain resident status in the U.S., where he would then be under U.S. protection against an extradition request from the Ukraine to confront criminal charges that may implicate the current leadership.

That was an easy connection to make for even the most casual observer. Against a summons to testify against Tymoshenko, Yushchenko failed to appear in court for a period of two weeks. He was in the U.S. where he applied for residence status based on his wife's U.S. citizenship. Until he is charged with a crime and a request for his extradition is made by the Ukraine, he cannot apply for political asylum.

The media knowingly and willfully promulgating lies of what they clearly know constitutes the manufacture and manipulation of evidence to serve the bias self-serving private political agendas of their patrons is by far the more egregious crime here..

That too will end when a new criminal code is passed whereby the media is held criminally liable for the willful and malicious promulgation of lies through the deliberate omission and distortion for readily available forensic evidence.

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Anonymous Sept. 21, 2011, 6:30 p.m.    

Open this link to the 176 page Investigative Report submitted by Trout &amp; Cacheris; Akin Gump, et al and Kroll Associates to The Government of Ukraine, Minister of Finance. Click here:

I challenge , and each and everyone of you, after reading the Investigative Report with all its corroborating forensic evidence to as much as hint that the crimes former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been charged with are politically motivated.

As the case of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, if you don't pay your taxes, the taxman will cometh. You will be prosecuted, your assets will be seized and you will go to jail.

In the case of Tymoshenko, if you steal hundred of millions of dollars from the government, divert and misappropriate funds to enrich yourself, enter into a binding contract that obligates the nation whose constitution and rules of law you are sworn to uphold and protect to pay excessive punitive fees for gas for self serving purposes, you will be held accountable in a court of law.

The only thing political in this media charade is its failure to cover the glaring implications that former President Viktor Yushchenko was accorded the opportunity to apply for permanent resident status in the U.S. as an alternative to prosecution for the crimes he engaged in during his term in office. To wit, there are two major crimes that I know of through Yuri Shvets, an aide to exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who held the leadership of your nation, Yushchenko and Tymoshenko, as political hostage who paid Shvets,a former KGB trained disinformation specialists, $500,000 to propagated manufactured and manipulated intelligence--bogus lies--on Berezovsky's Ukraine based 5th Element website that in no measure ushered in the victory of the Orange Revolution:

1. The not so little matter of the still missing $24 million of $40 plus million in campaign contributions that Berezovsky continues to hold over Yushchenko in the two lawsuit he filed in the UK and Wales; and,

2. The $50 million up front payment to Yushchenko's brother that Yushchenko is alleged to have conditioned to executing the first Gazprom RosUkrEnergo contract.

If as alleged in media reports, the reliance on a co-opted/corrupted mainstream media not withstanding, that Viktor Yanukovych was also a benefactor of the Gazprom/RosUkrEnergo contract, one may suggest further investigation may be warranted relative to the possibility criminal charges have been postponed to against Yushchenko allow Yushchenko sufficient time to retain resident status in the U.S., where he would then be under U.S. protection against an extradition request from the Ukraine to confront criminal charges that may implicate the current leadership.

That was an easy connection to make for even the most casual observer. Against a summons to testify against Tymoshenko, Yushchenko failed to appear in court for a period of two weeks. He was in the U.S. where he applied for residence status based on his wife's U.S. citizenship. Until he is charged with a crime and a request for his extradition is made by the Ukraine, he cannot apply for political asylum.

The media knowingly and willfully promulgating lies of what they clearly know constitutes the manufacture and manipulation of evidence to serve the bias self-serving private political agendas of their patrons is by far the more egregious crime here..

That too will end when a new criminal code is passed whereby the media is held criminally liable for the willful and malicious promulgation of lies through the deliberate omission and distortion for readily available forensic evidence.

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Anonymous Sept. 22, 2011, 3:38 a.m.    

What a steaming load of empty innuendo... If you could learn to edit your excessively verbose style, you could write a gossip column for a supermarket tabloid.

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Anonymous Sept. 21, 2011, 7:54 p.m.    

The so called &quot;court&quot; has refused to accept documents into the record that prove Tymoshenko is innocent. The evidence includes an Ernst &amp; Young audit of Naftohaz’s activities, records of the Naftohaz board meeting that confirm the validity of the deals and gas contracts signed with Russia in 2006 and 2010. Abetter gas deal was sabotaged by Yushenko and Yanukovych.

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Anonymous Sept. 22, 2011, 11:10 a.m.    

Karen S. Thompson is a pseudonym for some Por hack and paid propoganda writer,,,,who has diarreah of the mouth......and like all Por, is just concerned with the amount of money in their bank account in Cyprus.

Revolt and throw the rats into the sewers,,where they belong.......

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