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29th Aug 2016

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US Vice President Biden's son joins Ukraine gas company

Ukraine's largest private gas producer Burisma announced on Tuesday that it has added R. Hunter Biden, the youngest son of US Vice President Joseph Biden, to its board of directors. Burisma owns several Ukrainian oil and gas companies and has assets in Ukraine's Dnepr-Donetsk, the Carpathian and the Azov-Kuvan basins.

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