Yulia Tymoshenko's Life in Pictures

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Yulia Tymoshenko, the former Prime Minister of Ukraine and one of the leaders of Ukraine's Orange Revolution, has been sentenced to seven years prison on charges of abuse of authority for signing gas contracts with Russia in January 2009. Yulia Tymoshenko was born on 27 November 1960 and she served as the Prime Minister of Ukraine from 24 January to 8 September 2005, and again from 18 December 2007 to 4 March 2010. Due to her involvement in the gas industry in the 1990s after Ukraine gained independence with the break-up of the Soviet Union, Yulia Tymoshenko got her the nickname "gas princess".


Viktor Yanukovych and winner of Ukraine's presidential election were seen in November 2004. However, international observers reported widespread fraud; hence, Viktor Yushchenko and Yulia Tymoshenko called a protest called the Orange Revolution

Viktor Yanukovych and winner of Ukraine's presidential election were seen in November 2004. However, international observers reported widespread fraud; hence, Viktor Yushchenko and Yulia Tymoshenko called a protest called the Orange Revolution


Yulia Tymoshenko gave a speech at the emergency session of parliament in December 2004

Yulia Tymoshenko gave a speech at the emergency session of parliament in December 2004


Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko gives a hand kiss on newly Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Kiev, February 4, 2005

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko gives a hand kiss on newly Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in Kiev on February 4, 2005


Tymoshenko had widespread support through but she lost her prime minister position after a year of revolution

Tymoshenko had widespread support through but she lost her prime minister position after a year of revolution


Mrs Tymoshenko gained the premiership in 2007 but the government was facing a severe economic crisis.

Mrs Tymoshenko gained the premiership in 2007 but the government was facing a severe economic crisis


In January 2009 Tymoshenko brokered the 10-year gas deal with her Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin and now she lands herself in court

In January 2009, Tymoshenko brokered the 10-year gas deal with her Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin and now she lands herself in court


Ukrainian ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during a session at the Pecherskiy district court Kiev October 11, 2011

Ukrainian ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during a session at the Pecherskiy district court Kiev on October 11, 2011

 

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko sit with her daughter Yevgenia and husband Aleksandr during the verdict hearing at the City districts court in Kiev, Ukraine, on October 11

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko sit with her daughter Yevgenia and husband Aleksandr during the verdict hearing at the City districts court in Kiev, Ukraine on October 11


Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko attended the October 2005 wedding of daughter Yevhenia Tymoshenko to British-born rocker, Sean Carr

Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko attended the October 2005 wedding of daughter Yevhenia Tymoshenko to British-born rocker, Sean Carr


Yulia Tymoshenko was seen at the opening of the Odessa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet’s 200th season

Yulia Tymoshenko was seen at the opening of the Odessa National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet’s 200th season


Yulia, who is famous for signature crown-braided hair, was named the Ukraine's sexiest woman 2010 by Esquire

Yulia, who is famous for signature crown-braided hair, was named the Ukraine's sexiest woman 2010 by Esquire

 

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This article was published on 2011/10/16
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