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Court hearing in Pukach trial postponed

The Pechersky District Court in Kyiv where the trials are taking place of Yulia Tymoshenko and Yury Lutsenko has postponed the hearing in the trial of former Police General Oleksy Pukach till 28 July | детальніше

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President brings another Donetsk judge to Kyiv

President Yanukovyh has appointed Oleh Linnych judge of the Shevchenkivsky District Court in Kyiv. He was transferred from the Maryinsky District Court in the Donetsk region | детальніше

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Tymoshenko’s Lawyer banned from her entire trial

Judge Rodion Kireyev has removed Serhiy Vlasenko from his role defending the former Prime Minister, presidential candidate and present leader of the main opposition party. Yulia Tymoshenko’s trial is again continuing without a defence lawyer | детальніше

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Human rights lawyer Tymoshenko trial turning into farce

“You get the impression that for this trial the defence and the defendant are redundant, that everything is already decided and the defendant simply gets in the way” - Arkady Bushchenko, Head of the Board of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union | детальніше

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Ukraine’s unprecedented law

With less than 6 months remaining for Ukraine to rectify systemic faults leading to abuse of remand in custody, the tale here of a Court of Appeal’s ruling finding detention unwarranted and the subsequent motion in the High Council of Justice to have all three judges dismissed, gives no grounds for optimism | детальніше

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Tymoshenko once again removed from her own trial

Since Yulia Tymoshenko came to the court hearing without lawyers, the indictment is being read out without anybody from the defence. The Judge also decided that video or photo coverage was unacceptable | детальніше

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Lutsenko Trial: Without Journalists or Lutsenko

On Thursday the prosecutor began reading out the indictment. First though,journalists were removed and then Lutsenko himself, supposedly for infringing public order. Such actions by the judges examining the cases against members of the opposition are already being appealed both in Ukraine and in the European Court of Human Rights | детальніше

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Arkady Bushchenko to represent Yulia Tymoshenko in the European Court

Arkady Bushchenko, Kharkiv Human Rights Group Legal specialist and Head of the Board of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union will be representing former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in the European Court of Human Rights | детальніше

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Information about selection of judges in Pechersky Court classified

Valentina Telychenko, lawyer representing Gongadze’s widow points out that classing information about the supposedly computerized distribution of high-profile political cases between judges "for official use only" casts doubts on the lawfulness of the process | детальніше

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Court bans recordings of Lutsenko trial

Objections from Lutsenko and his lawyers to the pretext that material containing secret information was to be examined were ignored. As with the trial of Yulia Tymoshenko attempts seem underway to keep journalists out | детальніше

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Study finds Tymoshenko case viewed as political repression and personal revenge

According to a study carried out by the Democratic Initiatives Foundation, an absolute majority of those asked see the prosecution of former Prime Minister and leader of BYUT, Yulia Tymoshenko as a demonstration of political repression and selective justice | детальніше

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MEP Marek Siwiec willing to stand guarantor to secure Yury Lutsenko’s release

I am convinced that remand in custody is an exceptional measure of restraint which must be used against a suspect only in the case of a real threat. It would seem that a milder measure could be chosen with respect to Yury Lutsenko, whose state of health leaves a great deal to be desired | детальніше

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Court again refuses to release Valery Ivashchenko

The Pechersky District Court in Kyiv has refused to release former Acting Minister of Defence in Yulia Tymoshenko’s government, Valery Ivashchenko from custody on a signed undertaking not to abscond. He has been held in custody now for almost a year. | детальніше

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Prosecutor’s son accused of causing the death of three pedestrians released on bail

Dmytro Rud, the son of a Prosecutor from one of the Dnipropetrovsk districts, is accused of hitting the three women while driving his own Toyota Prado in October last year | детальніше

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Tax Code protester finally released from custody

Serhiy Kostakov had been held in custody since the beginning of December, probably longer than the likely sentence if convicted of the crime he is charged with. He is accused of having damaged a car during the peaceful protest against the Tax Code in late November 2010 | детальніше

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Case over alleged damage by alleged Tax Code protesters returned to court

The Court of Appeal has returned the criminal case over alleged damage to the granite stone on Maidan Nezalezhnosti [Independence Square] in the centre of Kyiv during the demonstrations against the draft Tax Code late last year to the Shevchenkivsky District Court in Kyiv | детальніше

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Yet another criminal case against Yulia Tymoshenko

The Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal has reinstated the case against former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko relating to the signing of an additional agreement to the Kryvorizhstal contract | детальніше

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Journalists prevented from covering Tymoshenko trial

On Thursday 7 July journalists were not allowed into the courtroom of the Pechersky District Court where the trial of Yulia Tymoshenko, former Prime Minister, presidential candidate and leader of the main opposition party Batkivshchyna – BYUT is taking place | детальніше

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Berkut uses force against journalists during Tymoshenko trial

On 6 July officers of the MIA Special Force Berkut unit burst into the courtroom of the Pechersky District Court in Kyiv where the trial is taking place of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and used physical force against journalists | детальніше

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Tymoshenko expelled from courtroom, Deputies manhandled

The court hearing on Wednesday in the trial of Yulia Tymoshenko, former Prime Minister and leader of the main opposition party Batkivshchyna – BYUT, ended in scandal and a brawl involving police and National Deputies | детальніше

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