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Under pressure, husband of opposition MP Orobets flees Ukraine

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June 21, 2013, 1:29 p.m. | Politics — by Christopher J. Miller

At a press conference on June 20, Lesya Orobets, a Batkivshchyna lawmaker, said that her husband had left the country on June 12, fearing pressure by law enforcement.
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Christopher J. Miller

Christopher J. Miller is an American editor at the Kyiv Post. He is also a regular contributor to Mashable, and has written for GlobalPost, The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and others. A former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer (Artemivsk, Donetsk Oblast, 2010-2012), he can be reached at millerjchristopher@gmail.com.

The husband of opposition member of parliament Lesya Orobets has fled Ukraine, fearing pressure and possibly arrest by Ukrainian authorities.

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