The courts have spoken Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Yulia Volodymyrivna Timoshenko has received a seven year prison sentence from Judge Rodion Kireyev of Kiev’s Pechersk Court, convicted of the abuse of power while negotiating natural gas contracts with Russia in 2009.

The ruling also adjudged that the agreements damaged Ukraine’s Naftogaz Ukrayiny to the level of roughly $191 million, for which Ms. Timoshenko is liable.

Justice served or justice denied?

Bit of both, actually – with enormous