Newly Freed Tymoshenko Declares 'Dictatorship Has Fallen'

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Ukrainian opposition icon Yulia Tymoshenko declared on Saturday "the dictatorship has fallen" as she walked free under a resolution passed by Parliament that reversed her 2011 conviction, as a dramatic political crisis gripped the country.

Newly Freed Tymoshenko Declares 'Dictatorship Has Fallen'

"The dictatorship has fallen," Ms Tymoshenko said in a statement released on her official website.

"It fell thanks to those people who came out to defend themselves, their families and their country," She stated, AFP reported.

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