[JURIST] A Ukrainian court on Friday handed down a two-year prison sentence to the former interior minister under ex-Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko [personal website; JURIST news archive]. Yuriy Lutsenko was convicted and sentenced for negligence in authorizing an illegal extension of surveillance [Reuters report] over another former official's driver. Lutsenko is already serving a four-year sentence for embezzlement and abuse of office. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website] could overturn the embezzlement conviction. While no jail...

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