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Ukraine’s former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko urges hard Western line against Russia

Ukraine's former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, urged Western powers Sunday to unite on a hard line against Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Crimea crisis. "This aggressive striving for power with regard to Ukraine represents not only a danger……

U.S. urges Ukraine to free Tymoshenko

The United States on Tuesday urged Ukraine to free former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko after she lost an appeal against her seven-year jail sentence on charges of abuse of power. The US State Department said it was “disappointed” by the Ukrainian court’s ruling, adding that Tymoshenko and other formergovernment officials who are in detention should be…