Photo Gallery: A Daughter Fights for Her Mother's Freedom
05/04/2012
In October 2011, a Ukrainian court found Tymoshenko guilty of abusing her...
DPA

In October 2011, a Ukrainian court found Tymoshenko guilty of abusing her office while brokering a 2009 gas deal with Russia and sentenced her to seven years in prison. She has always insisted that the charges were politically motivated and the trial rigged.