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German doctors do nothing but lobby for Tymoshenko's political interests, says expert

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July 9, 2012, 7:08 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

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The treatment of patients that suffer from back problems like those of as former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko has, takes 21 days, if the patient did not undergo surgery, Director of the Professor M. Sytenko Institute of Spine and Joint Pathology (Kharkiv) Mykola Korzh has said.

 "From the viewpoint of medicine, in the case of Tymoshenko we can see problems from which literally every second citizen of our country suffers. We doctors deal with such things every day, and, as the practice of Ukrainian and world experts shows, recovery takes 21 days if the patient does not undergo surgery," the expert told Interfax-Ukraine on Monday.

"Today we are speaking about two months of treatment… Just think over this term. And we can see that German colleagues are just lobbying for the political interests of the patient. More than 400 treatment procedures, which could have put at least 10 patients with similar problems back on their feet, have been carried out over this period," Korzh said.

"We think that we should hold nothing more than a professional dialogue with our German colleagues," he said.

He said the German doctors should take care of their reputation and stop playing political games.

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Roman Dawydiak July 9, 2012, 9:13 p.m.    

Mykola Korzh is nothing less than a POR paid political hypocrite. He points out generalities about people with back problems similar to Yulia Tymoshenko. What does he know concerning the specific condition of Ms. Tymoshenko? Is he her doctor? Was he involved in her diagnosis or treatment? Can he not comprehend that not all cases are the same? Is she not footing the bill for the assistance from the German doctors? Is it not the duty of every doctor to look out for the best medical care that they can provide for their patients? Mykola Korzh is a total disgrace to the medical profession in Ukraine. This is another perfect example of an alleged medical professional who has sold his soul to the devil.

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kpxoxol July 10, 2012, 9:49 a.m.    

It is well known fact that the so called "German doctors" are nothing but paid pawns in political chess game.

The western losers know very well that Tymoshenko is a THIEF, so they try to postpone the trial about her thievery as a head of the UESU, because their own credibility for supporting the convicted criminal is going to get serious damage in the eyes of the Ukraine people.

"Tymoshenko scandals

In August 2000, Olexandr Tymoshenko, a member of the board of the UESU and the husband of Yulia Tymoshenko, was arrested by the Ukrainian police. Together with Valery Falkovych, first deputy general director of the corporation, Tymoshenko was officially accused of embezzling US$800,000 in public funds through the export of rolled metal to Asia during the 1990s.[3] Yulia Tymoshenko served from 1995 to 1997 as the director of the company. Like her husband, Yulia Tymoshenko was arrested and she staid under arrest for several weeks on forgery and gas smuggling charges.[4] Kiev's Appeal Court canceled lodging of criminal proceedings against her and her husband in May 2004 [5] and in September 2005 Russian prosecutors canceled her arrest warrant.[6]

Former head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Valentyn Nalyvaichenko claimed in 2010 that a document detailing the role of FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Semyon Mogilevich in the gas trade in the mid-1990s including ties with top officials close to Tymoshenko was destroyed by his predecessor Oleksandr Turchynov. Turchynov called such claims an "elaborate ruse engineered by Yushchenko" to discredit his close ally, Tymoshenko.[7]

The company was dissolved in 2009.[citation needed]

The Ukrainian security service opened a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of $405 million by Energy Systems of Ukraine early July 2011.[8]"

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