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"The Senate condemns the administration of President Viktor Yanukovych for the politically motivated imprisonment of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko," reads the document.

According to the draft resolution, the U.S. Senate calls on the Yanukovych administration to release Tymoshenko immediately for medical reasons and urges the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe not to recognize Ukraine’s scheduled 2013 chairmanship of the Organization until the release of Tymoshenko.

"The Senate urges the Department of State to withdraw the United States Ambassador to Ukraine and suspend operations at the United States Embassy in Kyiv until the release of Tymoshenko," reads the draft resolution.

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