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Ukraine Readies More Cases Against Tymoshenko, Segodnya Reports

Ukraine is preparing more criminal cases against jailed former Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko in addition to a probable murder charge, the Segodnya newspaper reported, citing First Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin.

Prosecutors have informed Tymoshenko’s lawyers of probes into alleged bribery of a judge, misuse of carbon-permit sales proceeds, physical damage at a remand center where her husband was detained and irregularities in ambulance purchases when she was premier, Segodnya cited Kuzmin as saying.

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