April 11, 2011, the General Prosecutor's Office instituted against Yulia Timoshenko criminal case against her of abuse of authority of the Prime Minister.This it was the conclusion in 2009 of the country unfavorable contracts for the supply of gas from Russia.After about six weeks the investigation has been completed, and the case was transferred to one of Kiev district court.The court began its consideration of the end of June 2011 and August 5 Tymoshenko was arrested.This was after the interrogation of a witness - Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, a leader of the Orange Revolution who asked questions about corruption and business relationships son.The Court found that in this way it prevents the examination of witnesses
and the truth.
judicial investigation ended September 8, 2011 and October 11 was announced the sentence in which Yulia Tymoshenko was found guilty and sentenced to 7 years in prison and the payment of damages and a half billion hryvnias (about $ 190 million).The very next day against the former prime minister began a new records management - opened in 2001 terminated the case.It was still the future leader of the Orange Revolution was accused of "embezzlement" in the period of activity as the president of the industrial and financial corporation "United Energy Systems of Ukraine".This company was established by Yulia Tymoshenko with her husband Alexander in 1991 and for some time was the largest importer of gas from Russia.
prison policies, losing only 3% of the votes in the last election, caused a great resonance among Ukrainians, and in world politics.Particularly after health deteriorated 52-year-old "Orange Lady."His disapproval of her detention expressed by top officials of state and political parties of different directions.