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Apr. 21, 2011 10:06
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Kyiv Post staff meeting with the paper's owner Mohammad Zahoor on April 20, 2011.
Photo by Joseph Sywenkyj
The Kyiv Post’s owner on Wednesday agreed to sell the newspaper to editorial staff for $1 if they arrange financing by Sept. 1 to cover the newspaper’s costs, TeleKrytyka reported citing a source.

Mohammad Zahoor, a steel tycoon who owns the English-language newspaper, met the staff on Wednesday to settle a dispute that had led to a strike by 30 journalists that had accused him of censorship.

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