Yulia Tymoshenko trial is an own goal for Ukraine

The venue was Kiev’s glittering Hyatt Regency hotel, overlooking the Old City. The moment was just before Ukraine‘s 2010 presidential election. Voters had grown weary of the constant bickering between the country’s two pro-western leaders – firebrand prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko and semi-romantic nationalist president Viktor Yushchenko. Instead, the man of the moment was Viktor […]