Tymoshenko: Kireyev is deliberately violating my right to defense

17:14, 25 July 2011
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Judge Rodion Kireyev...

Judge Rodion Kireyev has rejected the defense request for additional time to review the case file, according to the Official web site of Yulia Tymoshenko.

"This is a deliberate violation of my right to defense and disruption of the trial," Yulia Tymoshenko said, commenting on the judge’s ruling.

The ex-premier recalled that representative of the state prosecution Liliya Frolova needed almost 4 hours to read the nearly 80-page indictment and believes the court should use this as an example when providing time for the defense to review the case records.

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