Yulia Tymoshenko

  Female      Ukrainian      Politician

  Born : Nov 27, 1960  

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Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko (born 27 November 1960) is a Ukrainian politician. She co-led the Orange Revolution and was the first woman appointed Prime Minister of Ukraine, serving from 24 January to 8 September 2005, and again from 18 December 2007 to 4 March 2010.

Tymoshenko is the leader of the All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" political party that has 19 seats in parliament and has Tymoshenko as its parliamentary faction leader. In the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election the party had received the second most votes, winning 101 of parliament's 450 seats.

In the 2014 Ukrainian presidential election Tymoshenko received 12.81% of the vote, coming in second place after Petro Poroshenko who won the election with 54.7%. Tymoshenko finished second in the Ukrainian presidential election of 2010 runoff with a 3.5% loss to the winner, Viktor Yanukovych. In the first round she had received 25.05% (in 2010)...

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