[JURIST] Ukraine's Office of the Prosecutor General [official website, in Ukrainian] on Monday granted a request [statement, in Ukrainian] for former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko [personal website; JURIST news archive] to receive medical treatment outside of the jail in which she is being imprisoned. Tymoshenko will be able to receive treatment in Ukrainian facilities [AFP report] for back pain after she suffered a slipped disk [BBC report]. Reports indicate Tymoshenko has refused to be treated by Ukrainian doctors in...

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