US lawsuit seeking $500,000 from Pinchuk offers glimpse into lifestyles of the richest

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April 12, 2012, 10:29 p.m. | Business — by Yuriy Onyshkiv

Elena and Viktor Pinchuk are one of Ukraine’s most powerful couples. She is the daughter of ex-President Leonid Kuchma and he became fabulously wealthy during his father-in-law’s 10 years of authoritarian rule.

Yuriy Onyshkiv

Court case over alleged non-payment for landscaping services by Elena Pinchuk also raises questions about how the nation's elite are able to acquire prized land at firesale prices.
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