Russia’s cutting-edge multipurpose helicopter to be certified in AugustMilitary & Defense May 25, 14:13
FSB detains four Islamic State suspects for plotting terror attacksWorld May 25, 14:04
Russia gets hundreds of orders for MC-21 new medium-haul airlinerBusiness & Economy May 25, 13:27
Russia, Philippines ready to sign documents on cooperation in various spheres — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 25, 13:23
NATO secretary general says 2011 bombardment of Libya aimed at protecting civiliansWorld May 25, 13:06
Press review: Kiev’s Russian rail cut and Montenegrin opposition’s Russian Crimea stancePress Review May 25, 13:00
Stoltenberg says Russia needs to stop supporting Donbass to improve relations with NATOWorld May 25, 12:41
Russian rotocraft maker expects to sign deal with Defense Ministry on Mi-38 deliveriesMilitary & Defense May 25, 12:31
Death toll from fires in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region rises to threeWorld May 25, 12:18
KIEV, September 7 (Itar-Tass) —— Ukrainian ex-Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko believes that the Prosecutor-General’s Office did not supply to the Pechersky District Court of Kiev the evidence proving that she abused her office, when she signed gas contracts with Russia in 2009. She spoke about it at the court session on Wednesday, at which she gave evidence at court. “The bill of indictment does not contain any information or facts proving that I violated the law,” Timoshenko said.
Timoshenko is sure that in order to find her guilty of the abuse of office, when she gave instructions to Naftogaz Ukrainy to sign gas contracts with Russia, the Prosecutor-General’s Office should have supplied to the court the evidence proving the fact that the issue of instructions is within the exclusive competence of the Cabinet of Ministers as a collective body. “Under the law on the Cabinet of Ministers, the issue of such instructions is not within the exclusive authority of the Cabinet,” Timoshenko added.