30 April 2013

UKRAINE / EU : Judges Say Yulia's Legal Right Was Violated During 2011 Corruption Trial.

     EU judges slapped President Viktor Yanukovych's wrists...over his treatment of ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko after her 2011 arrest.
     The ECHR in Strasbourg declared that her right to legal review was violated...when she was jailed for contempt of court...during her trial.
     Yulia was sentenced to 7 years for corruption in an energy deal.
     A Ukrainian official stormed out of the courtroom after the ruling.