[JURIST] A Ukrainian opposition group filed a lawsuit on Monday that seeks to charge President Viktor Yanukovich [official website, in Ukrainian; JURIST news archive] with crimes against the Ukrainian people. The lawsuit was filed by Batkivshchyna [party website, in Ukrainian], the political party of ex-Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko [personal website; JURIST news archive]. The lawsuit specifically alleges [RFE/RL report] that Yanukovich has illegally passed a law making Russian the official language of Ukraine [JURIST report], unlawfully appointed members of...

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