Ukraine: Former PM Tymoshenko accused of corruption and conspiracy to murder.
Europe Security News.- Russia Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko is in big trouble. Photo Credit AP,
KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian authorities say they are investigating claims that jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was involved in a contract-style murder, a fresh allegation that further dims hopes she will be released soon despite Western concerns that her prosecution was politically motivated.
Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in jail earlier this month after being found guilty of violating legal procedures while approving a natural gas import contract with Russian in 2009 on Oct. 11. She has appealed the ruling, but that process could take months.
In the meantime, she faces fresh criminal and corruption probes, and has been charged with..READ MORE HERE