Korolevska calls on Ukrainian president to defend Tymoshenko's rights

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Sept. 12, 2011, 2:59 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and Batkivschyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko should be released from custody, BYT-Batkivschyna MP Natalia Korolevska has said. "I'm asking the president, first and foremost, as the guarantor of the constitution, to defend the constitutional rights of Ukrainian citizen and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko. No one can keep a person in jail without any legal grounds," she said, while commenting on the decision by Kyiv's Pechersky District Court to announce a 15-day break in the consideration of a criminal case against Tymoshenko.

"The judicial inquiry into the case against Yulia Volodymyrivna [Tymoshenko] has been completed. The trial has reached the stage of the debate. And it means that all witnesses have been questioned. Tymoshenko's guilt has not currently been proved. Why should she be left in custody if she poses no threat to society? Until someone invents and seeks grounds for a guilty verdict, Yulia Tymoshenko should be at large," Korolevska said.
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Anonymous Sept. 12, 2011, 3:58 p.m.    

Obviously, Korolevska's appeal is meant to highlight the fact that the village idiot "the president" Yanukonvikt is not the guarantor of anything - except his own fat ass, and his helicopters.

The cases against the 12 former ministers should never have been brought.

Those cases should now be dismissed.

Oliynik, one of the big fat sovok big mouths for the Party of Rats, got on TV on September 9, and, in summary said "we know we have a kangaroo court system, but it's all we've got."

In any decent country, if you have a kangaroo court system - and know it and recognize it - you don't bring politically motivated trumped up charges against former officials.

You fix the system, you create in independent, impartial judicial system.

Not so in bass ackwards Ukraine, where everything is done upside down and backwards, and simple things are made complicated.

Welcome to Firtashia.

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Anonymous Sept. 12, 2011, 4:16 p.m.    

Until someone invents and seeks grounds for a guilty verdict, Yulia Tymoshenko should be at large,&quot; Korolevska said.

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Anonymous Sept. 12, 2011, 6:13 p.m.    

How can he protect her when she won't be a team player.If she said i made big mistake with gas contract or i was pressured by Russia into signing he would have something to work on to help her.Elmer she is her own worst enemy.

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Anonymous Sept. 12, 2011, 11:45 p.m.    

Please she signed a contract that was on offer. She wsas head of goevrnment, There is no allegatioon of vorruption, paybacks or the like. OK you may think she could have secured a better deal, maybe yes and maybe no. what she did that was right was to remove the involvment of middle men who were seeking to cream off profits from the gas money tree by securing a monoploly.

Yushchenko is teh one who should be on trial. He is the one t6hat missued and abuse his poition of public office. Why is he not being charged, detained and convicted?

This trial is notihing but political persection

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Anonymous Sept. 13, 2011, 5:01 a.m.    

who the heck in the party of rats dreams up this dog doo-doo?

&quot;Team player&quot;????????????????

It's like Darth Vader telling Luke Skywalker &quot;just come over to the Dark Side, and I will 'help' you.&quot;

yanustalin is her own worst enemy, because he and his sovok mafia can't stand it that there are other viable candidates to take them out of office.

Do you people seriously believe anyone believes your crap?

&quot;If only the Pope would admit he made a big mistake, or was pressured into becoming Pope, maybe sovok mafia oily orhthodox Kirill could help the Pope.&quot;

You people are absolutely delusional.

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Anonymous Sept. 12, 2011, 11:39 p.m.    

There is no justifcation for the detention of Lutsenko or Tymoshenko. None. The political perecution and conduct of the trials must be condemned by the international community. Yanukovych as garentor of Ukraine's Constitution MUST act to seek and obtinae Tymoshenko's release on bail. Someone should smuggle in a remote microphone so that the trial can be broadcaste live to the public outside of the court.

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Anonymous Sept. 12, 2011, 11:50 p.m.    

The denial of Tymoshenko and Lutsenko's Constitutional rights is an attack not just on their rioghts but teh rights of all Ukrainians.

At first they came of the sick and the lame, That did not bother me as I was not sick or lame, Then thay cam after the homosexuals and intellectuals. They then came after foreigners. Again I was not concerned as I was neither gay, radical or a foreigner. then they came after me.

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