Yulia Tymoshenko
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Yulia Tymoshenko moved to hospital after ending hunger strike

Ukraine's jailed opposition leader, Yulia Tymoshenko, is being treated in hospital after agreeing to end her hunger strike.

The 51-year-old former prime minister arrived by ambulance at a hospital in Kharkiv in a heavily-guarded convoy.

Concern over her treatment by the Ukrainian authorities has caused diplomatic tensions within the EU.

Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 10 May 2012
  • From the section Europe