Ukraine ex-PM Tymoshenko trial delayed

[JURIST] The Pechersk District Court announced on Monday that the trial of former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko [personal website, in Ukrainian; JURIST news archive] on charges of abuse of office would be adjourned for two weeks [press release, in Ukrainian]. Judge Rodion Kireyev said he would delay further proceedings "in order to ensure the defendant’s right to defense, the court is giving additional time to prepare for debates." The decision to postpone comes after criticism from the US and EU…

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