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But the state prison service, which said last week it planned to ask the former premier’s doctors whether she needed further treatment, denied it had handed her any such notification.

Opposition leader Tymoshenko, 51, was sentenced to seven years in jail last year after being found guilty of abusing her authority when prime minister in a case the West condemned as an example of politically-motivated selective justice.

But in May she was moved from her prison in the city of Kharkiv to a local state-run hospital for treatment for back trouble.

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