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Billionaire no more: Ukraine president's fortune fades with war

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 05:50

MR POROSHENKO: Since the proposed trade deal collapsed, his fortune has declined by some 30 per cent to about US$720 million.


AT the November 2013 World Economic Forum in Kiev's Intercontinental Hotel, billionaire Petro Poroshenko predicted a European Union (EU) trade pact would kick-start Ukraine's economy and enrich his Roshen Confectionery Corp by dramatically increasing EU-bound chocolate exports.

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