Yulia Tymoshenko appears in public for the first time since Sunday’s election [Article]

From the Globe & Mail:

Ukraine’s embattled Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko appeared in public for the first time in days Thursday but still resisted calls to concede defeat in the presidential election and resign her post.

Her refusal to admit defeat signals that Ms. Tymoshenko is digging in for a long power struggle with Mr. Yanukovych.

“It is already obvious today that nobody from Yanukovych’s team has any intention of raising social standards,” Ms. Tymoshenko told the government meeting. “Already, after the election, we are starting to discover huge pre-election deceptions and people should factor that into their future political calculations.”

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