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Ukraine's Yanukovich Pushes Hard Line on Tymoshenko Release

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich signaled on Thursday that he would sign a law to release his jailed opponent Yulia Tymoshenko to go to Germany for medical treatment only if it meant she went there as a convicted person.   He said the law could not be used “as a means of evading criminal responsibility” - meaning that Tymoshenko would be expected to return to Ukraine after treatment for back trouble and continue serving her sentence.   A landmark free trade agreement which...

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