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Tymoshenko claims president ordered prosecutors to put her in jail

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May 12, 2010, 12:14 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine
BYuT leader Yulia Tymoshenko has said that Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has instructed the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) to find any grounds to prosecute her. "All the offices of the Prosecutor General's Office said that Yanukovych has personally instructed the leadership of the Prosecutor General's Office to find any grounds, no matter what they are, in order to put me in jail within three or four months," she told reporters on Wednesday, while entering the building of the PGO main investigative department, where she was called with a summons connected with the investigation into a criminal case.
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