Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has dropped her legal complaint over her rival's presidential election victory, saying the court is not interested in true justice.
Ms. Tymoshenko made the unexpected announcement Saturday during an appearance at the court in Kyiv.
On Friday, she urged the court to examine carefully all the evidence regarding Ukraine's runoff presidential election, which she said was rigged.
The court had been hearing the prime minister's appeal to block next Thursday's inauguration of her rival, Viktor Yanukovych.
Her announcement apparently clears the way for the president-elect to be inaugurated February 25 as scheduled.
In a telephone conversation Saturday, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev congratulated Mr. Yanukovych on his victory. Following their talk, the Kremlin announced that Mr. Yanukovych will visit Moscow in early March.