Ukraine’s richest double net worth in five years, control more of GDP

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Dec. 15, 2011 21:49
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The Kyiv Post published the first-ever listing of richest Ukrainians on June 29, 2006. Not much has changed in the last five years – except that many of the richest have gotten even richer.
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Ukraine’s 30 richest people now account for more than half the nation’s gross domestic product, indicating that wealth concentration has intensified noticeably since 2006, when the Kyiv Post published the nation’s first ranking of richest Ukrainians.

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