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Ukraine: Yanukovych Rejects Pardoning Tymoshenko

Published: April 11, 2013; 20:29 · (Vindobona)

President Yanokovych does not consider a pardoning as long as trials continue.

Ukraine: Yanukovych Rejects Pardoning Tymoshenko / Picture: © Flickr / Viktor Yanukovych Grece 2011

After the surprising pardoning of former Ukraine Interior Minister Juri Luzenko, President Viktor Yanukovych has rejected amnesty for opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko. According to media reports in, the head of state explained that as long as the trials against Tymoshenko were not completet, a pardoning was not possible.

After the release of Tymoshenko’s confidant last…

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