Monday’s headlines: Novinsky wins elections in Sevastopol; NBU reserves dip in June; Local official beaten to death in Donbas region

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July 8, 2013, 9:35 a.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Kyiv Post


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Billionaire Vadim Novinsky has won the elections in district 224 in Sevastopol with 53.4 percent of the vote, writes Zerkalo Nedeli. He earlier said that he would join the Party of Regions if he won. A naturalized Ukrainian citizen, born in Russia, Novinsky is the chairman of Smart Holding and is active in the steel and petroleum product sectors. In March 2013, Forbes estimated his net worth at $1.9 billion, making him the fourth richest man in Ukraine.

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