Who Wants to Kill Yulia Tymoshenko?
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Ines Wurth Presents.
Yulia, the Ukrainian former prime minister is serving seven years in prison in Kharkiv. Tymoshenko has been on two hunger strikes since her imprisonment. Her sentence is abuse of office with gas deals to Russia. She has also been a prime suspect for a murder of a former businessman and lawmaker Yevhen Shcherban back in 1996 and may be given a life sentence. She shares a prison cell with a young woman framed for a murder, who becomes her saviour as well as the enemy. Ages 14+.
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