Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko converses with her lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Jailed former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has denounced charges brought against her lawyer, calling them an attempt by president Viktor (...)

Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko  speaks in  Pecherskiy district court in Kiev in October  2011. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Ukraine’s jailing of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was a politically motivated violation of her rights, the European Court of Human Ri(...)