Elena Pinchuk loses $500,000 court case in US against a design firm

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Nov. 16, 2012, 12:31 p.m. | Ukraine — by Yuriy Onyshkiv

Victor Pinchuk (L) and Elena Pinchuk attend the 9th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani, Wall Street on Oct. 18, 2010 in New York City. Jemal Countess/Getty Images/AFP

Elena Pinchuk has been ordered to pay more than $500,000 to a U.S. landscape design company, which from 2004-2008 did work on a mansion in the luxurious Kyiv suburb of Koncha Zaspa, where she and her husband, Victor, appear to reside.

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