Russia places former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on its needed listing | EUROtoday

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Russia has put former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko on its needed listing, Russian state media reported, citing the Interior Ministry’s database.

Russian state information company Tass mentioned Tymoshenko was listed as needed on unspecified prison expenses.

She reportedly joins Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his predecessor, Petro Poroshenko, on the identical listing, which additionally consists of scores of officers and lawmakers from Ukraine and NATO international locations.

Tymoshenko and her Batkivshchyna (the Fatherland) get together didn’t instantly remark Saturday.

Mediazona, an impartial Russian information outlet, reported that each Zelenskyy and Poroshenko had been listed since at the very least late February.

Amog others on the listing is Kaja Kallas, the prime minister of NATO and EU member Estonia, who has fiercely advocated for elevated navy assist to Kyiv and stronger sanctions towards Moscow.

Russian officers in February mentioned that Kallas is needed due to Tallinn’s efforts to take away Soviet-era monuments to Red Army troopers within the Baltic nation, in a belated purge of what many think about symbols of previous oppression.

Russia has legal guidelines criminalizing the “rehabilitation of Nazism” that embrace punishing the “desecration” of warfare memorials.

Also on Russia’s listing are cupboard ministers from Estonia and Lithuania, in addition to the International Criminal Court prosecutor who final 12 months ready a warrant for President Vladimir Putin on warfare crimes expenses. Moscow has additionally charged the top of Ukraine’s navy intelligence, Kyrylo Budanov, with what it deems “terrorist” actions, together with Ukrainian drone strikes on Russian infrastructure.