AP Interview: Tymoshenko calls for NATO membership

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Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and candidate for the upcoming presidential elections Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Tymoshenko says Ukraine “must be a member of NATO†in order to protect itself from Russian aggression. While Tymoshenko has not previously backed NATO membership publicly, she and other Ukrainian politicians have ramped up the tough rhetoric as pro-Russia militias seized police stations and government buildings across eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and candidate for the upcoming presidential elections Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Tymoshenko says Ukraine “must be a member of NATO†in order to protect itself from Russian aggression. While Tymoshenko has not previously backed NATO membership publicly, she and other Ukrainian politicians have ramped up the tough rhetoric as pro-Russia militias seized police stations and government buildings across eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and candidate for the upcoming presidential elections Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Tymoshenko says Ukraine “must be a member of NATO†in order to protect itself from Russian aggression. While Tymoshenko has not previously backed NATO membership publicly, she and other Ukrainian politicians have ramped up the tough rhetoric as pro-Russia militias seized police stations and government buildings across eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and candidate for the upcoming presidential elections Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Tymoshenko says Ukraine “must be a member of NATO†in order to protect itself from Russian aggression. While Tymoshenko has not previously backed NATO membership publicly, she and other Ukrainian politicians have ramped up the tough rhetoric as pro-Russia militias seized police stations and government buildings across eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and candidate for the upcoming presidential elections Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Tymoshenko says Ukraine “must be a member of NATO†in order to protect itself from Russian aggression. While Tymoshenko has not previously backed NATO membership publicly, she and other Ukrainian politicians have ramped up the tough rhetoric as pro-Russia militias seized police stations and government buildings across eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister and candidate for the upcoming presidential elections Yulia Tymoshenko speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Tymoshenko says Ukraine “must be a member of NATO†in order to protect itself from Russian aggression. While Tymoshenko has not previously backed NATO membership publicly, she and other Ukrainian politicians have ramped up the tough rhetoric as pro-Russia militias seized police stations and government buildings across eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

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