Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko greets her supporters at the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev, Friday,June 24, 2011.Ukraine's former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, went on trial ... more 
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko greets her supporters at the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev, Friday,June 24, 2011.Ukraine's former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, went on trial Friday in a case that has raised concerns in the West over the government's commitment to democracy and the rule of law. Tymoshenko, now a top opposition leader, has been charged with abuse of office in signing a deal with Moscow to buy Russian natural gas at prices investigators said were too high. She denies the charges, and describes them as a political plot by her rival, President Viktor Yanukovych, to keep her out of upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.(AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sergei Chuzavkov
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 10:26 AM EDT