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Lutsenko sues Ukrainian prosecutors in a US court

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Jan. 30, 2012, 6:24 p.m. | Politics — by Yuriy Onyshkiv

Ukraine's former Interior minister Yury Lutsenko speaks with his wife Irina during a hearing at Kiev's court on Dec. 27, 2010.
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While Ukraine’s opposition figures face trials in Ukraine, local prosecutors involved in politically motivated cases against former government officials may face legal action in a court in the United States.
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AL BALA Feb. 4, 2012, 9:06 a.m.    

Minister of Interior Yuri Lutsenko has been imprisoned for over a year

on charges that would be laughable if they were not so tragic. He is charged with hiring a driver past the retirement age and of spending $2000.00 over budget to mark Ukraine’s national police day.

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