Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: Tymoshenko supporters mark first anniversary of her detention

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Aug. 5, 2012, 7:01 p.m. |

Supporters of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko shouts slogans outside the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
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Supporters of Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former premier turned opposition leader, marked the first anniversary of her imprisonment on August 5 with protests calling for her release. 

 A 20-meter long banner with the words "Yulia - Freedom" was unfurled from a bridge across the Dnipro River in the capital Kyiv.

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blueriver Aug. 6, 2012, 12:02 a.m.    

Its good to support Democracy and a Lady who was put in Jail by Putin & Yanukovych

The whole world knows that Yanukovych is controlled by Gas Billionaire Firtash and Mafia President Putin, and they are now celebrating that Yulia is in Jail......each day Yanukovych and his team think of new ways to keep the woman in stupid Yanukovych.

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gary yellando Aug. 7, 2012, 3:43 p.m.    

one year down and 6 years plus another 7 years to go.......Yanko is very cleaver.
The Ukraine people can change that in October........but they will sad..

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elmer-елмер Aug. 8, 2012, 5:10 a.m.    

Madonna just gave a concert in Zookraine.

It did not take her very long at all to catch on very quickly what has been obvious now for years in Zookraine - people claim they want freedom, but there aren't very many brave people in Zookraine who are willing to fight for it.

It's easy - all they have to do is NOT vote for the Party of Regions or the Commies, and vote for the opposition.

All they have to do is to stand up for freedom.

Madonna caught on very, very quickly.

seig heil
Governor Yanusvoloch, servant of Master Biker Lover Putler and Master Biker "The Surgeon"

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