The daughter of the former Ukrainian Prime Minister, Yulia Tymoshenko has criticised a set of new criminal charges brought against her jailed mother, saying the same charges were dismissed by the Ukrainian Supreme Court six years ago, a time when she was an opposition politician.
Yulia Tymoshenko is serving a seven year sentence and was fined $187m last year when a judge
ruled the ex-prime minister had criminally exceeded her powers
when she signed a gas deal with Russia in 2009.
The US and EU leaders have called for her release, saying the trial was politically motivated.
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