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Yulia Tymoshenko

Yulia Tymoshenko
  • 1995-1997: President of United Energy Systems of Ukraine
  • 1996: Becomes member of Ukraine's parliament
  • 1999-2001: Deputy prime minister in charge of energy
  • 2004: Co-leads Orange Revolution that secures presidential victory of Viktor Yushchenko
  • 2005: Prime minister, relationship with Yushchenko becomes strained
  • 2007-2010: Prime minister, signs controversial gas deal with Russia
  • 2010: Loses presidential election, charged with misusing state funds
  • 2011: Sentenced to 7 years for abuse of power
  • 2014: Freed from prison hospital and announces she is running for president