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Austria arrests Ukraine gas and chemicals tycoon

13.03.14 @ 14:54

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Austrian police have arrested Dmitry Firtash, one of Ukraine's richest men and a former go-between for Moscow and Kiev, on the street in Vienna, the Austrian press agency reports, quoting Austrian officials. The arrest is said to be related to a US criminal investigation rather than Ukraine's political turmoil.