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A staggering case where Ukraine’s Supreme Court judges found a European Court of Human Rights judgement too difficult to comprehend … or more convenient to misinterpret | детальніше

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Catherine Ashton reiterates concern over Tymoshenko

Brussels has voiced concern in connection with former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko’s trial and recalled that the basis for future relations is respect for democratic principles and the rule of law | детальніше

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Administrative Pressure on Judges continues

Following the overt attempt by the Prosecutor General’s Office to have judges whose ruling was not to their liking dismissed, the Strategic Litigations Centre reports a new case where administrative pressure has been brought to bear on a judge whose ruling this time displeased the court president. | детальніше

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Ukraine prosecutors ask for seven years for Tymoshenko

Prosecutors have asked for former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko to be jailed for seven years over a gas deal with Russia | детальніше

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Another MIA representative denies testimony against Yury Lutsenko

Mykola Soroka, an officer of the MIA Department of Investigative Intelligence, said on Tuesday that all Minister’s drivers were employed within the MIA, and said that he had never stated that Lutsenko instructed him to employ his driver, Leonid Prystuplyuk. | детальніше

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Court refuses to order Lutsenko’s hospitalization

The trial of former Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko resumed at the Pechersky District Court on Tuesday 2 7 September. The court first rejected another application for Mr Lutsenko to be released from custody, then for him to receive hospital treatment | детальніше

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Tymoshenko trial jeopardises Ukraine trade deal, warns EU

The EU is threatening to downgrade relations with Ukraine and frustrate its attempts to move closer into Europe’s orbit unless the former Soviet republic drops a landmark case rapidly heading towards a verdict against its former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko | детальніше

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Another witness testifies in Lutsenko’s favour

Oleksy Prylypko, questioned as a witness in the trial of former Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko has stated in court that he did not receive instructions from Mr Lutsenko to employ driver Leonid Prystuplyuk | детальніше

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German ForeignOffice: Lutsenko needs hospital care now

Former Minister of Internal Affairs Yury Lutsenko has the right to an honest trial and must be moved to hospital as soon as possible. Dr Werner Hoyer, Minister of State at Germany’s Federal Foreign Office stresses that this “ is all the more important given that his detention in that prison does not correspond with the severity of the changes laid against him” | детальніше

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New Draft Bill on Enforcement of Court Rulings, Same Old Problems

The proposed changes, and mainly the powers the bill would give the Cabinet of Ministers to determine the size and scope of benefits at their own discretion, remain as unconstitutional and therefore unacceptable now as back in January | детальніше

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Changes to the Criminal Code: each out for own advantage?

Opposition deputies want to decriminalize certain Articles of the Criminal Code. President Yanukovych has also spoken out in favour of decriminalization, but not for official, but for economic, offences | детальніше

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Court once again refuses to release Ivashchenko from custody

The former Acting Defence Minister in Yulia Tymoshenko’s government has now been in custody charged with abusing his position for over a year | детальніше

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Yury Lutsenko kept in custody despite his state of health

Despite clear warnings from doctors about a serious health condition, the Pechersky District Court in Kyiv on Monday refused to release former Minister of Foreign Affairs Yury Lutsenko from custody | детальніше

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Extraordinary response to protest over interference by Prosecutor General in court judgements

The Verkhovna Rada Committee on Judicial Issues has sent the appeal from human rights defenders on the need to draw up and introduce amendments to legislation preventing interference in court rulings by the Prosecutor and High Council of Justice to the latter | детальніше

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EU warns against selective use of justice with respect to members of the opposition

The selective use of justice in Ukraine could have a negative effect on the ratification process after the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, the Head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine Jose Manuel Pinto Teixeira has said | детальніше

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Trial of Yulia Tymoshenko dominates at Yalta

While the main issue which most interested almost all participants in the 8th annual conference in Yalta was not on the agenda for the first day of the meeting on Friday, it became clear from the first minutes of the meeting that the issue of former Prime Minister Tymoshenko’s detention could not be avoided. | детальніше

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German Chancellor expresses concern over trials of former government members

In a telephone call to President Yanukovych Angela Merkel stressed that in the course of free parliamentary elections the possibility must be ensured for full political competition and called for criminal law to not be abused through its use against political opponents. | детальніше

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EU Official assured that Tymoshenko will not be stopped from standing for political office

EU enlargement commissioner Stefan Fule, after meeting President Yanukovich, said he expected Ukraine to amend its criminal laws to allow Tymoshenko to go free and continue to be active politically. | детальніше

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Irina Lutsenko accuses authorities of trying to blur her husband’s diagnosis

Irina Lutsenko, wife of the former Minister of Internal Affairs, Yury Lutsenko, has confirmed that her husband was taken on Thursday morning for examination at the Kyiv City Diagnostic Centre | детальніше

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Tymoshenko not allowed to receive guests from Europe in SIZO

Judge Rodion Kireyev has refused to allow the leader of the European People’s Party, Wilfred Martens to meet with former Prime Minister and leader of the opposition Batkivshchyna Party who has been held in a Kyiv SIZO [detention unit] since 5 August this year | детальніше

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