Uliya Timoshenko

Uliya Timoshenko biography

Uliya Timoshenko – Biography

Born November 27, 1960 in Dnepropetrovsk. Maiden Name of Tymoshenko, according to the well-known journalist Dnepropetrovsk Vadym Ryzhkov – Grigyan. Brought her a mother, father left the family when Julia was a little girl. All my life, since childhood, was not easy. I only brought my mother … and my childhood and youth in the struggle for existence. In high school, he took his mother’s surname – Telegin, and in 1979, she married Oleksandr Tymoshenko, took the surname of her husband.

After graduating in 1984 Dnipropetrovsk University Faculty of Economics worked as an engineer-economist Dnieper engineering plant them.  At age 18, she married 19 year old Alexander Timoshenko. In 1989 he became commercial director of the youth center terminal, with time – the commercial director of the company Ukrainian Oil Corporation (KUB). From November 1995 to January 1997 – the president of the industrial and financial corporation Unified Energy Systems of Ukraine. MP since 1996. Since 1997, Tymoshenko – the first deputy head of the party Gromada, which led the shadow Cabinet. Under her leadership, the program 100 weeks to a decent life has been developed. Rows Gromada Tymoshenko left in January 1999, referring to the forcible control methods party Pavlo Lazarenko. Six months after that  Ms. Tymoshenko was the leader of the party Ukrainian Union Batkivshchyna. December 30, 1999 was appointed deputy prime minister for fuel and energy complex. With the support of Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has made publicly known shady  schemes of capital of the state of the energy sector. As a result, it affected the business leaders of the SDPU (o) Victor Pinchuk and Alexander Volkov. A year later, in connection with the excitation of the Prosecutor General against her two criminal cases dismissed. February 13, 2001 arrested and imprisoned in jail Lukyanovskaya (Kiev). After 42 days released on bail.

In January 2001, Tymoshenko led the Forum of National Salvation, and then was elected leader of the election bloc in its own name, which was supported by 7.4% of the vote in the 2002 parliamentary elections. He led a parliamentary faction of the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc. July 2, 2004, Yulia Tymoshenko and Viktor Yushchenko signed an agreement on forming a coalition strength of the people and support the leader of Our Ukraine in the 2004 presidential election goda.4 February 2005 the Verkhovna Rada has appointed Yulia Tymoshenko as prime minister of Ukraine. During voted a record number of deputies – 373. September 8, 2005 President Yushchenko dismissed Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and the Cabinet of Ministers headed by her. The reason – the mutual recriminations of team leader of BYuT and President environment.

A few days earlier – on September 5 Secretary of State Alexander Zinchenko, resigned and accused of involvement in corruption, NSDC Secretary Petro Poroshenko, First Officer Head of State – Alexander Tretyakov, head of the faction of the Our Ukraine Mykola Martynenko. Michael Brodsky said that the entourage of President Yushchenko allegedly going to arrange an attempt on Tymoshenko. At the same time Mikhail referred to his conversation with the disgraced Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky. According to one version, Viktor Yushchenko, as a compromise proposed Yulia Tymoshenko to dismiss several ministers in exchange for the release of several dear friends. However, Tymoshenko refused the offer. In the 2006 parliamentary elections bloc led by Yulia Tymoshenko scored just over 22% of the vote. In July, the candidacy of Yulia Tymoshenko was nominated for the post of prime minister of the Orange coalition.

But after the Socialist Party entered into a coalition with Party of Regions and the Communist Party, became Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. After that Tymoshenko became one of the initiators of the holding of early parliamentary elections. In the 2007 elections BYuT headed by Yulia Tymoshenko was 30, 71% of the vote. In 2007, the Top 100 most influential Ukrainians, Journal correspondent who defines, Yulia Tymoshenko took the 4th position. December 18, 2007 the Verkhovna Rada has appointed Yulia Tymoshenko as prime minister of Ukraine. In 2007, the magazine Correspondent Yulia Vladimirovna named Personality of the Year. February 7, 2008 the party Batkivshchyna, led by Tymoshenko admitted to the European People’s Party.

In April 2007, Yushchenko signed a decree and to dissolve the Rada. extraordinary elections were appointed. BYuT they took second place. Representation in Parliament was increased by 27 seats. In December 2007, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers Yulia Tymoshenko once again become. In 2009, she stated desire to participate in the presidential elections in Ukraine in 2010. In the first round she won the second place, as, indeed, and in the second. After the election, the Supreme Rada sent Tymoshenko’s Cabinet to resign. Criminal cases In April 2010 it was announced that the government Tymoshenko has caused damage to the state in the amount of 100 million hryvnia. Former prime minister and officials have incurred criminal liability. Arrested and kept in jail a dozen supporters of Tymoshenko cabinet. They were charged, mainly in the abuse of power. August 5, 2011 Pechersk court decided to arrest Timoshenko in the courtroom. According to the judge, Yulia “prevented the hearing of witnesses.” In prison politician he wrote a statement that he feared for his life, but “never commit suicide,” and jailers should not “perform with her tricks.”

In October 2011, Tymoshenko was found guilty of abuse of power. She was sentenced to 7 years in prison, as well as deprived of the right to occupy positions in state power 3 years after serving his term and ordered to pay damages in the amount of 189 million dollars. Later appeal dismissed.

Stay in prison
Before prison Tymoshenko was in excellent shape, and even on weekends ran cross. But already in the first week of imprisonment lawyers said the presence of bruises on the body of Julia. Doctors said they were due to poisoning. Health of ex-prime minister has deteriorated sharply in autumn 2011. She had been ill with angina complicated. When she could not walk because of the pain. Tymoshenko has found “intervertebral hernia”. Toward the end of the year Julia was sent to the detention center infirmary. Name day of ex-premier Tymoshenko began to judge in the medical unit of the detention center. At this time, she pricked analgesic. In January 2012, after Yulia Tymoshenko “cure acute viral infection”, she fainted. Dozvatsya inmates could not help. In April 2012, Tymoshenko was transferred to the railway Kharkiv hospital where she had to treat the spine. From local medical services Julia refused.

Yulia Tymoshenko married Oleksandr Tymoshenko, an experienced businessman. At the beginning of 2012 a man was granted asylum in the Czech Republic. The family’s daughter Eugenia was born in 1980.


“The right of ownership of the land to provide only Ukrainian citizens and to limit the concentration of land in the same hands. Annual rent for agricultural land to legislate at the level of 10% of its market value, “- she promises.


After the tragic events in the center of Kiev on February 18-20 2014 and the flight of President Yanukovych, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution “On the implementation of international obligations of Ukraine to release Tymoshenko Yu.” February 22, 2014 Yulia Tymoshenko appeared on the scene Independence Square, speaking to activists. April 14, 2014 Supreme Court of Ukraine closed the “gas business” Tymoshenko through lack of evidence.

As a result of the presidential election in 2014 he won the 2nd place among all the candidates with a score of 13.13%.

Based on the results of early parliamentary elections in October 2014 led Batkivshchyna party Yulia Tymoshenko came to the Ukrainian parliament, with the result of 5.68%.


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