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Ukraine reviews cases on owner of firm that hired Biden son


ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine — Ukraine’s prosecutor general said Friday that his office is reviewing several cases related to the owner of a gas company where former Vice President Joe Biden’s son sat on the board, as part of a review of all the criminal cases closed by his predecessors.
President Trump had pressed for such a review in a phone call with Ukraine’s new leader, a “favor” that now has led the U.S. Congress to begin an impeachment inquiry. Ruslan Ryaboshapka’s statement shows that Kiev is under an increasing pressure to react to Trump’s overtures, analysts say.
Ryaboshapka told reporters that prosecutors are …read more

Source:: San Francisco Chronicle

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