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NPR:Ukraine's Opposition Leader Is 'Wasting Away' In Prison

"Yulia Tymoshenko is "wasting away in prison," her family told the AP. Tymoshenko went on a hunger strike and her family said she was "bruised from prison beatings and afraid she will be force-fed by her political foes."

As we reported last October, Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison when a judge ruled she had overstepped her powers as prime minister in 2009 when she approved a gas deal with Russia."

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