Yulia Tymoshenko

Baird Meets New Ukrainian Prime Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Politics

KYIV, Ukraine - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is in Kyiv today to meet with the new Ukrainian prime minister, Arseny Yatseniuk.Baird has already...

Has the Tymoshenko Brand Gone Stale?

Michael Bociurkiw | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada
Michael Bociurkiw

With the Ex-Ukranian PM, Yulia Tymoshenko, announcing Monday that she will be leaving to Germany for medical treatment it is now clear that she will not be written into the new political narrative. The future appears to belong to younger, untarnished politicians such as former heavyweight boxer Vitali Klitschko.

Rescuing Ukraine's Tarnished Image

Michael Bociurkiw | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Michael Bociurkiw

An elderly Ukrainian woman waiting patiently to cast her ballot in last year's Parliamentary elections. Credit: Michael Bociurkiw Just a few shor...

Ukraine's Braided Heroine is Being Beaten, Where's Canadian Outrage?

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Today, Canadian Ukrainians should be thinking about the leader of the Orange Revolution, Yulia Tymoshenko, the braided once-prime minister of the Ukraine, who is currently on a hunger strike, and being beaten in her prison cell.

Althia Raj

Harper Scolds Ukrainian President Over Rival's Prosecution

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Politics

In a highly unusual move, Prime Minister Stephen Harper publicly rebuked the President of Ukraine Friday over judicial proceedings that led to the imp...

Canada Denounces 'Arbitrary' Prosecution Of Ukraine's Opposition Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada warns the "arbitrary prosecution" of a Ukrainian opposition politician may have serious consequences for bilateral relations between t...

Ex-Ukrainian PM Hauled Out Of Court In Cuffs

CP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada

KIEV, Ukraine - Acting on a judge's orders, police arrested former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during her abuse-of-office trial on Friday ...