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28th Aug 2016

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Austria freezes assets of 18 Ukrainian nationals

The Austrian foreign ministry said on Friday that it has frozen the assets of 18 Ukrainians suspected of violating human rights and of corruption, but did not name them. Switzerland on Thursday also said it is freezing any funds deemed to have links to ousted Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych.

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