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There are some things money can’t buy. For Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest and one of its most powerful citizens, one of them may be a visa to the United States.

Despite owning more than $1 billion in assets in the U.S. and having a fortune estimated at $16 billion by Forbes magazine and higher by others, he has not been able to get a visa for several years, two sources with knowledge of the matter told the Kyiv Post.

A former adviser to President Viktor Yanukovych, who has been close to Akhmetov for years, said the steel magnate’s visa application has been neither approved nor denied.

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