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KIEV, October 11 (Itar-Tass) —— Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment by the Pechersky District Court of Kiev on Tuesday. The verdict was pronounced by Justice Rodion Kireyev, who presides at the trial.
The Pechersky District Court has been hearing since June 24 the criminal case of Timoshenko, accused of the abuse of office during the signing of gas contracts with Russia in 2009. In the opinion of the Prosecutor-General’s Office of Ukraine, by signing the contracts Timoshenko abused her office and inflicted damage on the country to the sum over 1.5 billion hryvni (some 200 million dollars). On August 5, Timoshenko was arrested under the court ruling and was kept in the Lukyanov investigation prison.