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The resolution condemns the selective and politically motivated
prosecution and imprisonment of Tymoshenko and other Orange Revolution
leaders, reads a statement posted on the Web site of Sen. Inhofe.

According to the document, the Senate calls on the State Department
and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) “to
apply unified multilateral diplomatic pressure on President [of Ukraine
Viktor] Yanukovych to release Tymoshenko.”

In addition, the resolution calls on the State Department to
institute a visa ban against those responsible for the imprisonment and
mistreatment of the Ukrainian ex-premier.

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