Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko of Ukraine

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Tymoshenko is the daughter of Ludmila Nikolaevna Telegina and Vladimir Abramovich Grigean (her father left the family when Yulia was three years old.
As part of her gas-dealing business, Tymoshenko has also been closely linked to the management of the Russian Gazprom.
Yulia Tymoshenko is married to Oleksandr Tymoshenko.
The following year Tymoshenko was involved in a mysterious car accident that she survived with minor injuries—an episode some believe may have been a government assassination attempt.
Eastern European Time), Yulia Tymoshenko was ratified by the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) by an overwhelming majority of 373 votes (226 were required for approval.
On December 18, Tymoshenko was once again elected as Prime Minister, supported by 226 deputies (minimal amount needed for passage.
In 2007 Yulia Tymoshenko received a swing of 8.
Yanukovych Loses 300,000 While Tymoshenko Receives Additional 1.
Yuliya Tymoshenko has became the next prime minister of Ukraine - Pravda.
Tymoshenko was crucial in leading the mass opposition protests, the “Orange Revolution”, that eventually led to Yushchenko’s victory in the disputed presidential elections in November and December.
Yuliya Tymoshenko has been a controversial figure within Ukrainian politics, one of the architects of the Orange Revolution in the Ukraine she later fell out with the present President Viktor Yushchenko.
Yuliya Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko is a Ukrainian politician, former Prime Minister of Ukraine, and the leader of the All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" party and the Yuliya Tymoshenko Bloc.
Before becoming Ukraine's first female Prime Minister, Tymoshenko was one of the key leaders of the Orange Revolution.
Prior to her political career, Yuliya Tymoshenko was a successful but controversial businesswoman in the gas industry, which made her wealthy.
Tymoshenko is the daughter of Ludmila Nikolaevna Telegina and Vladimir Abramovich Grigyan She was born on November 27, 1960, in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (then the Ukrainian SSR.
From 1995 to 1997, Tymoshenko was the president of the United Energy Systems of Ukraine, a privately owned middleman company that became the main importer of Russian natural gas to Ukraine in 1996.
From 1999 to 2001, Tymoshenko was the Deputy Prime Minister for fuel and energy sector in the cabinet of Viktor Yushchenko.
In February 2001, Tymoshenko was arrested on charges of forging customs documents and smuggling of gas between 1995 and 1997 (while president of United Energy Systems of Ukraine) but was released several weeks later.
As the two former allies clashed over various issues, surveys indicated that Tymoshenko had emerged as the most popular politician in the country.
Although Tymoshenko had previously been considered a strong candidate for the presidency, she formed an alliance with Yushchenkos Our Ukraine and supported his bid for president in 2004.
During the events of the Orange Revolution, Tymoshenko was a key figure, passionately denouncing Viktor Yanukovychs presidential election campaign and the alleged electoral fraud that resulted in Yanukovychs victory being overturned.
Tymoshenko has learned a lesson from her recent premiership and this time, of course if she manages to enter the same river twice, she will not take thoughtless steps.
Yuliya Tymoshenko is likely to become prime-minister, with members of her bloctaking 50% of the seats in the Cabinet.
With her striking looks and trademark wrap-over braid, 45-year-old Yuliya Tymoshenko was a galvanizing presence during the tumultuous weeks of December 2004, and a key ally of the man who would become president, Viktor Yushchenko.
Tymoshenko was ultimately rewarded with the premiership, and set out to battle corruption in the country's political and entrepreneurial ranks.
Since then, Tymoshenko has set her sights firmly on the March 26 parliamentary election.
But years before she was queen of the Orange Revolution, Tymoshenko had a less flattering nickname -- gas princess.
Serving as deputy prime minister in Yushchenko's government under then-President Leonid Kuchma, Tymoshenko was credited with cleaning up the energy sector, forcing industries to pay for utilities and increasing tax-revenue collections by several thousand percent.
A decade ago, Tymoshenko had no nationalist credentials.
RFE/RL regional analyst Jan Maksymiuk explains: "In the 1990s, Tymoshenko was generally perceived as one of the most powerful oligarchs in Ukraine.
In 1999, Tymoshenko joined the new reformist cabinet of Prime Minister Viktor Yushchenko and turned against her former business partners with a vengeance.
Tymoshenko was credited with forcing Ukraine's energy sector to pay back some $2 billion into state coffers and stripping the oligarchs of some of their power.
Yuliya Tymoshenko, one of the most visible and dynamic symbols of the 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine, ended her first visit to the United States in 10 years by confidently proclaiming that she had garnered the support of the US.
Ukraine is ready to send gas on to Europe immediately if it receives deliveries from Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said on.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said that President Viktor Yushchenko must resign on Saturday as he is weakening the countrys economy on.
commenting on the Territory of Quality Dwellings, Prime Minister Tymoshenko said that up to 1.
Opponents of Ukrainian Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko hope a new political force that is being created to back up President Victor Yushchenko will have enough time to strengthen while Tymoshenko is looking for the means to sort out the tense situation with budget.
But this is the first time in her life that the hypercunning andsupercharming Madame Tymoshenko has been so shamefully cast off.
Ukraine ready to send gas immediately to Europe: PMTimes of India 1/15/2009 7:28:05 AMUkraine is ready to send gas on to Europe immediately if it receives deliveries from Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said on.
org 12/20/2008 6:45:58 PMUkrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko said that President Viktor Yushchenko must resign on Saturday as he is weakening the country's economy on.
Yuliya Tymoshenko is Prime Minister of Ukraine.
Yuliya Tymoshenko is the leader of Ukraine's parliamentary opposition.
An election poster in Kyiv for Yuliya Tymoshenko (epa) And while Tymoshenko has consistently vowed not to enter into a coalition with Yanukovych, Our Ukraine has yet to give similar assurances.
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Yuliya Tymoshenko (file photo) (RFE/RL)Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko's ouster of Yuliya Tymoshenko as prime minister in September 2005 resulted in her forming her own political bloc, which is now competing with the president's Our Ukraine bloc for the same votes in March 26 parliamentary elections.
In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL, Tymoshenko discussed the prospect of Yanukovych's Party of Regions running the parliament, her split with the president, and whether she would consider a reconciliation and possible alliance with his Our Ukraine bloc following the election.
Tymoshenko said Ukraine lost an opportunity to strike a blow against the country's business clans and organized-crime network.
Close My Eyes And Think Of Ukraine'However, despite her differences with President Yushchenko, Tymoshenko has repeatedly said that she is willing to enter a new alliance with Our Ukraine.
Tymoshenko said that when faced with the prospect of having to work again with people who hurt her she is reminded of the advice Britain's Queen Victoria gave her daughter when she was about to wed a man who wasn't very attractive.
READ Former Prime Minister YULIYA TYMOSHENKO has long been a controversial figure in Ukrainian politics.
Tymoshenko was a firebrand of the opposition movement during the 2004 Orange Revolution, leading demonstrators to surround the presidential administration and issuing ultimatums to the Kuchma government.
Prime Minister and BYuT leader Yuliya Tymoshenko said this in the air of the Ukraina TV Channel late on Friday.
Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has topped Focus magazine's list of 200 most influential Ukrainians.
This week marks six months since the government of Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko came to power following the Orange Revolution that marked the end of long-time President Leonid Kuchma's tenure and brought Viktor Yushchenko to power.
Yulia Tymoshenko was born in Dnepropetrovsk.
In 1984 Yulia Tymoshenko was graduated from the University with an honor degree.
In the end of 1996 Yulia Tymoshenko was nominated for the parliamentary election.
During this period, Yulia Tymoshenko has developed projects for the Budget and Tax codes, new systems of pension and medical provision, mechanics of clearing off pensions and salaries.
On the January 19, 2001 Yulia Tymoshenko was dismissed from the post of vice-Premier Minister.
In September 2001, during the International Economic Forum in Krynitsa Gurskaya (Poland), Yulia Tymoshenko was nominated for the honorary title of "The Person of the Year in Central-Eastern Europe", being the only woman in the list.
In December of 2005, during the 2nd annual session of Euro MediterraneanForum in Monaco, Yulia Tymoshenko received another international award, Prix de la Foundation, for her "outstanding leader qualities, the economic achievements and the anti-corruption policy of her Cabinet and for her struggle against the treats to democracy arising in the modern world.
During three months, Yulia Tymoshenko took a part in more than four hundreds of the crowded meetings in the town squares and in the factories of the hundreds of Ukraine’s cities, towns and villages.
A reminder that when Yuliya Tymoshenko was visiting Western Ukraine in January, peopled filled house full at her meetings, dozens thousands of people cordially welcomed her as a close friend, on whom they pin their hopes of a new life.
As a result, there came new persecutions of her family members and former colleagues, a “strange” car crash, after which Tymoshenko was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Ukrainian multimillionaire, Yuliya Tymoshenko is Prime Minister of Ukraine.
Undoubtedly, Hubskyi is a dubious political figure, but Tymoshenko was mistaken again having turned possible allies into potential opponents.
But are there 300 voices in the parliament, necessary to start impeachment procedure? And is it possible to start impeachment without the proper law? And if yes, what to do further? Who will lead the government and will not the country be broken to pieces?It seems like even Yuliya Tymoshenko has no answers for these questions.
No doubt Yuliya Tymoshenko is able to beat masterly anyone, being in her way.