The Supreme court of Ukraine (SCU) has established that former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has not committed any iniquity at the conclusion of the 2009 gas contracts between Naftogaz of Ukraine and JSC Gazprom, informs on Tuesday, the website of the party " Batkivshchyna ".
" The player of the defense Serhiy Vlasenko got my hands on the decision of the Supreme court of Ukraine. It was adopted by the full composition of the court (42 judges as amended) at the General meeting of all chambers ", - is informed in the report.
in the decision of the Supreme court of Ukraine clearly States that " the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine no powers to approve directives to economic entities to conduct negotiations and conclusion of contracts "." for this reason magazine Tymoshenko directives for the delegation of " Naftogaz of Ukraine " on the conclusion of the contract of purchase-sale of natural gas in 2009-19 years cannot be regarded As the abuse of power and official authority ", - informs the website of the party, led by Tymoshenko.
Based on the provisions of the law, the Supreme court came to the conclusion " about the absence in this criminal case the events of iniquity, provided by article 365 of the criminal code of Ukraine "informs, the party " Batkivshchyna ".
in 2011 Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of abuse of authority by signing gas agreements with the Russian Federation in 2009. As argued by the prosecution, the rules of the signed documents led to the damage of " Naftogaz ", and owing, and the country in General difficulties at 189, 5 million dollars. The opposing political force called the verdict is politically motivated.
The Ukrainian Parliament on 22 February 2014 decriminalized articles of the criminal code, which was condemned Tymoshenko. The former Prime Minister was released on the same day.