Originally Posted by pherber12
Maybe I'm not grasping the whole story, but this doesn't seem like a big deal to me. Then again, I'm not Ukrainian.. I just don't understand how they view this as un-democratic. Even in the US, if you are held in contempt of the court they can arrest you.
Plus the charges against her seem pretty serious, I don't think she's a innocent as her protesters seem to think she is.
It's a big deal because it is about the future of Ukraine: the pro-Europe faction versus the pro-Russian faction. This trial is seen as the tipping point.