Billionaire No More: Ukraine President’s Fortune Fades With War

File photo of Barack Obama and Petro Poroshenko facing one another, with Obama gesturing

(Bloomberg – – Kateryna Choursina, Volodymyr Verbyany and Alex Sazonov -May 7, 2015) At the November 2013 World Economic Forum in Kiev’s Intercontinental Hotel, billionaire Petro Poroshenko predicted a European Union trade pact would kick-start Ukraine’s economy and enrich his Roshen Confectionery Corp. by dramatically increasing EU-bound chocolate exports. Eighteen months later, Poroshenko — now Ukraine’s president — has […]

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