About 220 adherents of ex Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko gathered near Pechersk District Court of Kyiv where the consideration of the criminal case against Yu. Tymoshenko concerning illegal signing of the gas contracts with the Russian Federation will start today.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, some white tents with an inscription “Yulia Tymoshenko” are pitched near the entrance to the court.

The adherents are also holding national flags and flags of the Batkivshchyna party.