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Global Voices Online: Tymoshenko's courtroom drama

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July 11, 2011, 10:40 a.m. |

Former Prime Minister of Ukraine and one of the Orange Revolution's leaders, Yulia Tymoshenko, was put on trial in Kyiv for abuse of power.
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In late June, former Prime Minister of Ukraine and one of the Orange Revolution's leaders, Yulia Tymoshenko, was put on trial in Kyiv for abuse of power. According to investigators, Tymoshenko overstepped her authority when signing the natural gas contract with Russia, and the prices she negotiated with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin were too high for Ukrainian economy. Since the beginning of the trial, netizens inside and outside Ukraine have actively discussed her case. Read the story here.
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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 4:54 p.m.    

Бог помагає Українії !

Yulia looks like a Peace Lilly among all those thrones. A lesson for the information age Soviets running Ukraine, don't pick on an expert who knows how to portray innocence in photos. A photo is worth a thousand words and most people today won't read more then ten words.

Слава Українії !

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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 5:48 p.m.    

A photo can also be very misleading. Do not belive your eyes, for they see what you wish to see.

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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 7:24 p.m.    

Exactly.

Ukraine is being lead by actors hiding the reality because no one wants to take the time to read. If you don't know your history you may make the same mistakes when you relive it.

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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 8:20 p.m.    

This Tymosomething looks like a Mafia member.

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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 11:15 p.m.    

Hardly

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Anonymous July 12, 2011, 11:14 a.m.    

fully agreed !!!

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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 7:25 p.m.    

&quot;A photo can also be very misleading&quot;. I wonder of Herman is back?

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Anonymous July 11, 2011, 8:04 p.m.    

The judge should be put on trial for abuse of power.

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