Daily Telegraph: Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter in emotional plea to free her mother

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May 3, 2012, 10:22 a.m. |
Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter has issued an emotional appeal to the leader of Ukraine to free her jailed mother and prevent a Europe-wide boycott of the Euro 2012 football tournament.

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Yevgeniya Tymoshenko, 32, called on President Viktor Yanukovych to release her mother and other alleged political prisoners before the competition starts on June 8.

"There is still time for Yanukovych and his regime to change their ways and for him to use his constitutional powers to solve this political crisis within a month. He has the powers to do so," she said.

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