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27/11/1960 Ukrainian politician Yulia Tymoshenko is born

Yulia Tymoshenko was a co-leader of the Orange Revolution and the first woman to be elected as Prime Minister of Ukraine. In 2011, she was tried for abuse of power, and sentenced to 7 years in prison. However, the conviction was perceived as politically biased by many foreign governments, which called for Tymoshenko's release.


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