Deputy Chairman of the Batkivschyna Party Hryhoriy Nemyria told the
radio station that he, together with Head of the Central Election
Headquarters of the Batkivschyna United Opposition Oleksandr Turchynov
and Head of the Council of the Batkivschyna United Opposition Arseniy
Yatseniuk, will visit Tymoshenko to discuss the situation in the country
and the strategy of the united opposition before the elections.
According to Nemyria, they received permission for the meeting only
after Tymoshenko’s protest on September 28, when she lay down on the
concrete floor near the door of her ward.
“Yulia Tymoshenko lay on the floor in the corridor of the hospital
for two days, and by her firmness and persistence she made them
compromise. If we manage to see Yulia Volodymyrivna, we will talk about
our actions in a situation that is worsening day after day, and
infringements on freedom of speech and other civil rights. This may be
our last opportunity to hold such a meeting before the elections,” the