Tymoshenko Goes on Trial

Yulia Tymoshenko kissing a supporter outside a Kiev court on Wednesday. KIEV — Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko went on trial on Wednesday on charges of abuse of power in a case that has raised Western concerns over President Viktor Yanukovych’s commitment to democracy and the rule of law. Western reaction is important since Ukraine, a major grain and steel exporter, badly needs outside investment and is […]