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Tymoshenko to leave jail for medical treatment

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Tymoshenko to leave jail for medical treatment

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Ukraine’s jailed former premier, Yulia Tymoshenko is to be allowed to leave prison to be treated for a back complaint. Efforts had been made to send her to Berlin accompanied by her German doctors but that appears to have been refused. Tymoshenko is serving a seven year term for abusing her office while negotiating a gas contract with Russia.