KyivPost

Financial Times: Tymoshenko faces new probe over gas deals

Print version
July 6, 2011, 7:17 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Roman Olearchyk

Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister, speaks to the press at the Pecherskiy District Court in Kyiv on July 4, 2011.
© AP

Roman Olearchyk

Kyiv Post Staff Writer

SEE ALSO
Ukrainian officials on Tuesday launched a criminal investigation into 15-year-old natural gas supply deals by a dormant trading company that used to be run by Yulia Tymoshenko, the former prime minister. Launched by Ukraine’s SBU state security service, the probe appears to increase pressure on Ms Tymoshenko, now an opposition leader who already faces three corruption charges seen by pro-democracy groups as politically motivated. Read full report here.
Announcement To Readers

Since 1995, the Kyiv Post has been the world's window on Ukraine. Please support the newspaper’s quality, independent journalism with a digital subscription. Subscribers receive unlimited access to all stories, archives and PDFs from the Kyiv Post's staff writers and news services.
More info.

12 months
1 month
$50.00Pay $20.00Pay
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively debate. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. If you think that a posted comment violates these standards, please flag it and alert us. We will take steps to block violators.
Anonymous July 6, 2011, 7:52 a.m.    

The prosecutor is lookinmg more ridiculous every day.

{# <-- parent id goes here

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.