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Eugenia Tymoshenko - Daughter of Yulia Tymoshenko

25 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 22 February 2012

This summer Ukraine is co-hosting the European football championships, but don't be deceived by the sporting camaraderie - Ukraine's political relationship with the EU is in crisis.

The most pressing dispute concerns Yulia Tymoshenko, the former Ukrainian prime minister imprisoned for seven years after a trial dismissed as a political charade by many in the West.

Stephen Sackur speaks to Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter, Eugenia.

What does the Tymoshenko story say about Ukraine?

  • Profile: Yulia Tymoshenko

    Profile: Yulia Tymoshenko

    A heroine of Ukraine's Orange Revolution, Yulia Tymoshenko is serving seven years in jail after a controversial verdict on her actions as prime minister

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