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In addition to military, Russia rolls out usual economic attacks

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March 21, 2014, 1:30 a.m. | Business — by Evan Ostryzhniuk

Roshen’s Lipetsk confectionery factory has suffered from the Russian side as local police blocked it from operating.
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Evan Ostryzniuk

Evan Ostryzniuk is a long-serving ex-pat in Ukraine, having arrived from the UK after doing a PhD from Cambridge University. A Canadian citizen, Evan has worked in the journalistic, academic and financial fields for more than 15 years.

The Russian police raid of a confections factory owned by Ukrainian candy mogul and EuroMaidan Revolution supporter Petro Poroshenko in Lipetsk on March 19 was officially conducted “to search for illegal migrants.” 

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