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Quote: “Regular demarches of Yulia Tymoshenko, supported by PR campaigns from her followers from Western capitals, to most observers’ opinion  — is an act of desperation, because she is still in prison, and her ability to influence her companions-in-arms decrease”.

If this comment wiggles between condescension and condemnation, the next one leaves no doubt: “She does not realize that her personal problems, including vulgar assumptions of “peeping in the shower” are not even a factor for mobilizing her supporters”.

Personal problems? Since when politically motivated conviction and jailing of a former prime minister and leader of the opposition can be properly called  “personal problems”?

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