Court freezes Quinn assets as Ukraina mall fate unclear (UPDATED)

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June 22, 2012, 12:41 a.m. | Business — by Mark Rachkevych

The nephew of an Irish former billionaire has admitted in a Dublin court that he signed a document to shift debts owed by Ukraina shopping mall in a move to keep one of Kyiv’s largest downtown retail centers out of the hands of an Irish bank.
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Mark Rachkevych

Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan where he was the co-founder of the now defunct Glasshouse Magazine, Mark currently is an editor of business news and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

The seemingly never-ending saga of the Ukraina shopping center took another turn in an Irish court.
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William June 22, 2012, 6:53 p.m.    

This shopping mall is on land stolen from a Jewish family who was murdered by the Ukrainians during the war. To the shame of Ukraine, There is no restitution in Ukraine for any of the many properties stolen from it's Jewish residents during the war. Until that happens, Ukraine lives under a curse. It has the richest topsoil in the world, yet it is in the top five countries in the world to go into default on it's debt. Ukraine is getting what it deserves. It got rid of it's honest Jewish businessmen by murdering them and replaced them with mostly Ukrainian dishonest and corrupt businessmen who are robbing the country. Repent and make restitution or you will continue to be cursed.

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