Ukraine , on the way to political boycott because of Yulia Tymoshenko

Ukraine , on the way to political boycott because of Yulia Tymoshenko

Yalta : Ukraine | May 03, 2012 at 10:45 AM PDT
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Yulia Tymoshenko's Case Goes to the European Court of Justice

Representative of the EU delegation in Kiev, said in a statement on their own Facebook page, EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, to participate in activities related to Euro-2012, or by specifying the country which does not want to go, this trend is shared by all members of the Commission as it was pointed out.

Many European countries, the head of state, to be held in Yalta, Ukraine on May 11 and 12 all they will go, the decisions of the summit of Central European countries have proclaimed.

Euro-2012 Ukraine and Poland will be held between June 8-July 1.

Reacting to statements of a political boycott of the Euro-2012 Ukraine is a devastating assessment of attempts to politicize sports .

Ukrainian Foreign Ministry statement,'' the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine,considers subversive attempts to politicize sports events. Calls for a boycott of the championship, that would damage the image of this great sporting event , this because of political interests., and the Ukrainians would seem prejudiced


Yulia Tymoshenko has been a practising economist and academic. Prior to her political career, Yulia Tymoshenko was a successful but controversial businesswoman in the gas industry, becoming by some estimates one of the richest people in the country. Before becoming Ukraine's first female Prime Minister in 2005,[10] Tymoshenko co-led the Orange Revolution

Tymoshenko was a candidate in the Ukrainian presidential elections of 2010,[ but lost this election to Viktor Yanukovych (Tymoshenko received 45.47% of the votes in the second and final round of this .At first Tymoshenko challenged the election results, claiming the vote was rigged but withdrew her appeal on 20 February 2010, stating, "It became clear that the court is not out to establish the truth". Since May 2010 a number of criminal cases have been opened against Tymoshenko.[ On 11 October 2011, a Ukrainian court sentenced Tymoshenko to seven years in prison after she was found guilty of abuse of office when brokering the 2009 gas deal with Russia. The conviction is seen as "justice being applied selectively under political motivation" by the European Union and other international organizations. Tymoshenko is currently being held in prison at Kharkiv and has been on hunger strike since 20 April 2012
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Abdel Fattah Hussein is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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