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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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