German doctor Harms again arrives in Kharkiv to see Tymoshenko

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July 9, 2012, 4:08 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

German doctor Lutz Harms spoke to media after visiting jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko in prison in Kharkiv in May.

German Charite Clinic doctor Lutz Harms has arrived at Central Clinical Hospital No. 5 in Kharkiv to continue the treatment of former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko.

An Interfax-Ukraine reporter learned from the ex-premier's supporters, who are staying near the hospital, that Harms entered the territory of the hospital at around 10.00 on Monday.

According to an informed source, the German doctor came to Kharkiv on Sunday night.

Some media reported that Harms was planning to stay in Kharkiv until July 11.

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