Riot police and protesters outside court
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Protests as former PM Tymoshenko jailed over gas deal

Former Ukrainian PM Yulia Tymoshenko has been jailed for seven years after a judge ruled she had criminally exceeded her powers when she signed a gas deal with Russia in 2009.

There were protests outside the court as supporters and opponents gathered to hear the verdict.

David Stern reports.

  • 11 Oct 2011