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Emotions run high over Tymoshenko in Yalta

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Sept. 15, 2012, 9:21 p.m. | Ukraine — by Katya Gorchinskaya

The imprisonment of Yulia Tymoshenko, shown in this banner in the Verkhovna Rada, stirred a vigorous and emotional debate at the Yalta European Strategy conference.
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Katya Gorchinskaya

Katya Gorchinskaya has been the Kyiv Post's deputy chief editor since 2009 and is a contributor to The Wall Street Journal and other publications. Follow her on Twitter @kgorchinskaya.

 YALTA, Ukraine -- Emotions over the case of imprisoned former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko ran so high that some Ukrainians left the room where representatives of the government and the opposition were arguing over her fate.

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