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Financial Times: Tymoshenko sues Firtash, gas trader in US

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April 27, 2011, 4:50 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Roman Olearchyk

Roman Olearchyk

Kyiv Post Staff Writer

Roman Olearchyk writes:Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine’s former prime minister, has filed a lawsuit in a U.S. court accusing companies and affiliated business backers close to Viktor Yanukovych, the country’s president, of defrauding the nation of billions of dollars worth of natural gas, “racketeering” and political persecution. In filing the tort lawsuit on April 27 with the US District Court in Manhattan, Tymoshenko upped the ante in her stand-off with Yanukovych, who narrowly beat her in the 2010 presidential election. The suit also continues a longstanding domestic political battle over lucrative gas deals between Ukraine and Russia.
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Anonymous April 27, 2011, 5:17 p.m.    

US has no jurisdiction in such cases. This is just another desperate political stunt by Tymo.

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Anonymous April 27, 2011, 5:20 p.m.    

Her pants smell to gas... don't play near her with matches!

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Anonymous April 27, 2011, 5:51 p.m.    

I hope our courts in the US do right by Ukraine. Our other branches of gov't sure as hell aren't.

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Anonymous April 28, 2011, 4:57 a.m.    

She is the US court because she is US puppet and her masters land is the ONLY place anyone is going to pay lip service to her incohesive whine after the EU trade commission pull a big middle finger to the orange morons, heh, heh, heh :D

But who gives a crap about the broke US empire full of illiterate zombies? They are as relevant as Zimbabwe, considering the deep crap the US is and will be for very long time, heh, heh, heh :D

Time for the super duper leader Yanukovych to investigate how much Ukraine people money got stolen by the orange thieves and their xoxol diaspora cronies and sue the US to return the lout.

The money she stole from the Ukraine PENSION fund to finance her loser election campaign alone are sufficient to put her orange thieving stinker behinds in jail. What a dirty orange thief. Yuck.

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