envoy of the European Parliament monitoring mission has accused the State Penitentiary
Service of misleading the public about their visit to see Tymoshenko.
Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski and former president of the European
Parliament Pat Cox, said prison officials distorted the observations and
comments they made during a visit on Feb. 5 to Tymoshenko in her prison ward in
Kharkiv Hospital No. 5.
daughter Eugenia, her lawyer as well as opposition members of parliament have raised concerns that her health is
deteriorating after she secluded herself in the ward’s shower room on Jan. 8 in
protest over 24-hour video surveillance.Doctors have diagnosed with her spinal hernia.