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Eugenia Tymoshenko on mother's prison stay

November 26th, 2013
03:20 PM ET

Ukraine's president, Viktor Yanukovych, is in a difficult position. Under severe economic pressure from Russia, not to join the EU, he was facing a key EU demand that he was unwilling to meet: free former Prime Minister, and his political opponent, Yulia Tymoshenko.

She was found guilty of abuse of office in a Russian gas deal and sentenced to seven years in prison in 2011.  Her supporters say she needs to travel abroad for medical treatment.

Read: Clashes continue for 2nd day in Ukraine after it pulls out of talks with EU

Max Foster speaks to Eugenia Tymoshenko, daughter of jailed former PM Yulia Tymoshenko, about her mother's hunger strike.

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