Firtash denies Mogilevich ties; won’t discuss cable

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Dec. 3, 2010, 1:58 a.m. | Ukraine — by Vlad Lavrov
Dmytro Firtash, the controversial Ukrainian billionaire gas trader and businessman, denied comments attributed to him by former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor during a meeting between the two men on Dec. 8, 2008. Specifically, Firtash denied any business ties with alleged Russian crime boss Semyon Mogilevich.
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