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The FINANCIAL: Yanukovych lashed over Tymoshenko case

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Sept. 17, 2012, 4:47 p.m. |

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych
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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych faced harsh criticism at an international conference on Friday over the jailing of ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Ukraine's hopes of EU membership have stalled amid international outrage at the jailing of Yanukovych's political foe Tymoshenko for seven years for abuse of power over an energy deal she signed with Russia as premier.

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