Yulia Tymoshenko is driven into the court area
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Protests as Yulia Tymoshenko trial resumes in Ukraine

Hundreds of supporters and opponents of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko have gathered in Kiev, as her trial resumed on charges of abuse of office.

She spent the weekend in custody after the trial judge ordered her arrest on 5 August.

Supporters shouted ''Yulia'' as she was driven into court and metal barriers were put up by police near a supporters' camp.

  • 08 Aug 2011
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