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Voice of America: Ukraine court upholds decision on Tymoshenko, Lutsenko

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Aug. 16, 2012, 9:29 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Voice of America

A boy holds a portrait of the former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during her supporters' rally in Kharkiv, Aug. 14, 2012.
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A Ukrainian court has upheld a decision to bar two jailed opposition leaders from registering as candidates for upcoming parliamentary elections.

The decision Wednesday, Aug.15, on former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and former Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko cannot be appealed.

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