Prosecutors said they are investigating whether jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was involved in the contract killing of a lawmaker in the 1990s, the latest in a slew of allegations against the Ukrainian president's chief political opponent. The murder probe raises the ante in the Ukrainian government's confrontation with the U.S. and Europe, which see the various charges against Ms. Tymoshenko as politically motivated.
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