Ukraine's former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has gone on an indefinite hunger strike to demand that the Ukrainian leadership sign the Association Agreement with the European Union, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

According to Euronews, in a letter read to protesters by her lawyer Serhiy Vlasenko, Tymoshenko said: “As a sign of unity and solidarity with everyone fighting on the streets in Ukraine and around the globe, I am going on an indefinite hunger strike with a demand for Yanukovich to sign the Association and Free Trade Agreements with the EU.”