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State charge has asked for Timoshenko seven years of prison

State charge the day before has demanded to sentence eks - a premiere of Ukraine of Yulia Timoshenko on so-called gas business to seven years of imprisonment. The public prosecutor Frolov`s Lily also has informed that the fault of the defendant is proved and softening circumstances in business is not established. A sentence eks - a premiere of Ukraine can already take out till the end of current week.

Taking into account public danger and weight of the committed crime of the defendant we ask to appoint Timoshenko Julia Vladimirovne`s punishment on ch. 3 items 365 (the Criminal code of Ukraine) — seven years of imprisonment without the further right to take the state posts within three years — Frolov`s Lily has sounded the statement the public prosecutor, reports.

Besides, state charge wants to claim the damages put " from Yulia Timoshenko; Naftogazu Ukraine At a rate of 1,5 mlrd grivnas (187 million dollars) And a legal cost. And the public prosecutor has asked court not to take into consideration the indication of witnesses of protection, having called into question their truthfulness. Defenders eks - a premiere consider the term of punishment offered by the party of charge, decided, informs unian.

Yulia Timoshenko during judicial session has declared that in this litigation have no value the law, neither the constitution, nor justice . I am convinced that each word which is spoken here by public prosecutors, the judge speaks, is co-ordinated directly with (the president of Ukraine Victor) Yanukovych, and intermediary of its administration is obvious — has underlined eks - the prime minister.

As informed daily earlier, now Timoshenko is the figurant gas business . It is accused of excess of powers and delivery of instructions instead of the government of Ukraine on signing of gas contracts from the Russian Federation in 2009. The damage from them is estimated in 200 million dollars of Eks - the prime minister - the minister has been arrested for disrespect for court and is delivered in Lukjanovsky a pre-trial detention centre on August, 5th, 2011.

Litigation on to gas business has caused a resonance and behind boundaries of Ukraine. The Russian heads have declared that Timoshenko judge in vain as contracts consisted in full conformity with the legislation operating at that point in time. The authorities of the Russian Federation did not exclude that eks - the prime minister judge on political grounds. In the European union also have risen on Yulia Timoshenko protection, naming its clearing by one of conditions of signing with Kiev contracts about assotsiirovannom membership of Ukraine in EU.