The Prosecutor General of Ukraine has evidence “compelling” the involvement of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in the murder of Ukrainian Parliament Yevgeny Tcherban, perpetrated in 1996 in Donetsk, said the First Deputy Attorney General of countries, Renat Kuzmin.
“The money was transferred on the accounts of murderers by companies owned by Pavel Lazarenko (former Prime Minister of Ukraine, ed) and Yulia Tymoshenko. These companies were controlled by these people,”-said on the air of Ukrainian television channel Inter.
Last August, the same official said that American justice had information on the possible involvement of Tymoshenko in this case.
The Ukrainian Parliament Yevgeny Tcherban and his wife were assassinated at the airport in Donetsk. The prosecutor’s office attributed the crime Pavel Lazarenko, jailed in the United States for money laundering. In the 1990s, Tymoshenko had with the last of the political and business.
On October 11, Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison for failing to consult the government ran it before signing gas contracts with Russia.