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ECHR rules Tymoshenko illegally jailed

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Julia Tymoshenko was unlawfully detained -- that's the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The judges also found that "the lawfulness of her detention had not been properly reviewed" by the Ukrainian judiciary. Tymoshenko's daughter described the court's decision as a "first victory".

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