Observers say Ukraine is becoming more and more like Russia -
less democracy, more authoritarianism. President Viktor Yanukovych seems
to be inspired by President Vladimir Putin - but the comparison only
goes so far
This Sunday, Aug. 5, Yulia Tymoshenko will have spent one year in
jail. That was when the former Ukrainian prime minister was arrested,
before she was later sentenced to seven years in jail following a
controversial trial. The Ukrainian judiciary convicted her of abuse of
office for signing gas contracts with Russia.
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