Yulia Tymoshenko

#UkraineElects The Chocolate King Versus The Gas Princess

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK

Major civil unrest is likely to impede the voting in Ukraine's first presidential election since violent protests toppled the country's pro-Russia pre...

Yulia Tymoshenko and Double Standards in International Media

Jo Simmons | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

In sum, it is disappointing that the Western media, which is a model for news outlets the world over, is proving unable to discuss a female leader like Tymoshenko on the same terms as her male counterparts. This is a crucial point in the history of Ukraine, and with information biases abounding within the country, the least we could do is present a fair picture from the outside.

Crimea Will Always Be Ukrainian... This Is Our Land and We Won't Give It Away to Anyone!

Yulia Tymoshenko | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Politics
Yulia Tymoshenko

I feel sorry for the people of Russia. They are being led into a totalitarian abyss of economic and spiritual collapse which goes hand-in-hand with poverty and devastation. Using degrading and immoral means, the Russian government has destroyed the notion of truth with their mad propaganda for the occupation of Ukraine.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: It's The Oil, Stupid

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 22 February 2014... 1) IT'S THE OIL, STUPID It's all kicking off in the debate over Scotland...

Ukraine Crisis: 'The Voices Of Those Who Protested Courageously Will Be Heard,' Says Hague

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK

The UK and European Union allies will support a new government in Ukraine "as and when that is formed", William Hague said today as power appeared to ...

'A Dictatorship Has Fallen'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK

Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has declared that "a dictatorship has fallen" after her release from jail. The former Prime Minister a...

Yulia Tymoshenko Likely To Be Released

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

The Ukrainian parliament has voted in favour of stripping a law that could allow for the release of country's former Prime Minister. Yulia Tymoshenko,...

WATCH: New MPs Bring Chainsaws On First Day To Cut Down Ukraine Parliament Fence

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

Newly-elected far-right nationalist Ukrainian MPs brought chainsaws on their first day of work, and set to work tearing down the snow-covered perimete...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 2nd November, 2012

Paddy Duffy | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

It's a great big world out there, and this week a lot of crazy stuff has been happening in it. We start in the USA, the alpha and the omega of crazy.

Foreign Office Delays Over Euro 2012 Boycott

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

As concerns grow over the treatment of the Ukraine's former premier, Yulia Tymoshenko, in prison, the Foreign Office said there had still been no deci...

EU Leaders Threaten Euro Championships Over 'Abuse' Of Tymoshenko

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

European leaders are threatening to boycott the forthcoming Euro 2012 football tournament over the treatment of Ukranian opposition leader Yulia Tymos...

The Great Cheese War: It Has Begun

Alistair Coleman | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Call me mad, but I have a theory, and it is this: The bigger the country as a military power, I theorise, the worse its cheese and associated dairy products. Look at American cheese. Good grief, look at Russian cheese (if you can). In both cases, I'd rather eat next door's cat.

Ukraine's Yulia Tymoshenko Jailed For Seven Years

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's former prime minister, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. A judge ruled on Tuesday that the former leader of ...