Tax Police investigate pro-Russian daily for money laundering (UPDATE)

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May 23, 2014, 5:19 p.m. | Business — by Ivan Verstyuk

Journalists of Vesti newspaper are standing near their editorial office on Velyka Vasylkivska street in downtown Kyiv, while tax police are searching the building on May 22.
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Ivan Verstyuk

Ivan Verstyuk is the Kyiv Post's associate business editor. Previously he worked as a senior editor for the Ukrainian office of RBC, a business news agency that covers Eastern Europe. He has contributed to the Columbia Journalism Review as well as several local publications.

Tax authorities on May 22 searched the Kyiv office of a company that publishes a daily newspaper known for taking a pro-Russian slant on the separatist movement in eastern Ukraine on suspicion of money laundering.

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