May 14, 2013
by Julie Deisher
The UkraineProsecutor General on Monday reopened the murder case against former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko. The charges, originally filed in January, allege that Tymoshenko and former prime minister Pavlo Lazarenko ordered the murder of Yevhen Shcherban and two others in 1996. ...[read more]
January 19, 2013
by Julie Deisher
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been charged with murder for her role in the contract-style killing of Yevhen Shcherban and two others in 1996, Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka said Friday. Pshonka alleges that Tymoshenko and former prime minister Pavlo Lazarenko ordered the ...[read more]
November 3, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
Former Ukraine Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko was released from a US federal prison on Thursday and, according to a spokeswoman for US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), will go before an immigration judge to determine whether he can stay in the country. ICE Spokeswoman Lori Haley ...[read more]
April 10, 2009
by Amelia Mathias
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday refused a petition for an en banc rehearing by former Ukranian prime minister Pavlo Lazarenko, who had been on trial for money laundering and embezzling, allowing several of his convictions to stand. In September, the appeals court vacated ...[read more]
August 26, 2006
by Bernard Hibbitts
At the end of the first US trial of a foreign head of government since that of Panama's Manuel Noriega, a US federal judge in San Francisco Friday sentenced former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko to nine years imprisonment on corruption-related charges. US prosecutors indicted Lazarenko... ...[read more]
May 21, 2005
by Tom Henry
US District Court Judge Martin Jenkins ruled Friday that there was not enough evidence to sustain many of the counts against former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko. In a complex trial that ended nearly one year ago, Lazarenko was convicted on 29 counts of extortion and laundering money ...[read more]

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