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You're reading: Treatment of Tymoshenko unfair; investigate Yushchenko

The Kyiv Post, like all unbiased and fair newspapers, finds itself in a difficult position. Tymoshenko finally had your support in the last election after the initial endorsement of Sergiy Tigipko [for president in 2010]. His true colors and that of [former speaker of parliament] Arseniy Yatsenuik and [ex-President] Viktor Yushchenko are now much clearer in perspective.

Like democracy, I would agree she is the least evil of all alternatives. I do not support all of her ideas, but her concern for Ukraine is real and shown by her continued efforts. She is not perfect. Like all of us, she has her faults and past misdeeds

The situation is now deteriorating at an increasing pace in Ukraine. This newspaper’s experience with libel lawsuits is well known to readers. The window for you to act is closing. New libel laws which take effect on Nov. 1 will effectively reduce your relevance and even your ability to operate. That fight should be joined now in conjunction with the efforts in support of Yulia.

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