KHARKIV – Former Ukrainian Premier Yulia Tymoshenko has gone on hunger strike in protest against the falsification of the parliamentary elections in Ukraine, the ex-premier's defense lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko has said.
“I am announcing a hunger strike in protest against the falsification of the elections,” Vlasenko quoted Tymoshenko as saying.
According to him, the ex-premier submitted a relevant statement to
the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine on Monday, refused food, and
said she will only drink water.