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Of all the oligarchs in Ukraine, Vadim Novinsky may be the most politically expendable. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced on Nov. 3 that he would ask lawmakers to permit the criminal prosecution of Novinsky. The lawmaker belongs to the Opposition Bloc faction, which is made up predominantly of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych’s loyalists.
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