First criminal suit against Ukrainian ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko

The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has charged Yulia Tymoshenko with abuse of power in connection with her approval of a Russian gas contract in 2009, when she served as prime minister. Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison, on October 11, for abuse of power in signing gas contracts between Ukraine's Naftogaz and Russia's Gazprom.

Tymoshenko-RosUkrEnergo case to be considered in U.S. under new rules

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's lawsuit against RosUkrEnergo and its co-owner Dmitry Firtash, submitted to a New York federal court will be considered under a special pilot project.