On the arrest of Yulia Tymoshenko

Committee of Ukrainian citizens shocked by the decision of the authorities to arrest the leader of the Ukrainian opposition Yulia Tymoshenko. This is a baseless decision in a long time turned into a farce of the trial does not have any legal grounds and is nothing but an act of political repression in its purest form.

Committee of citizens of Ukraine considers it necessary immediate release from custody of Yulia Tymoshenko, Yuriy Lutsenko and other members of the politically motivated process, and the immediate cessation of all criminal cases against political opponents of the regime.

The Committee draws the attention of the citizens of Ukraine to the government that the absence of a timely response in order to eliminate these abuses, inevitably and immediately leads to a serious international sanctions and massive internal protests.

The text of the document in Russian is available at kgu.arbat.name