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Former Ukrainian PM released from the US prison

Nov 5, 2012

By Proof on 02/11/2012

As reported by Ukrainska Pravda,  Mr. Pavlo Lazarenko 5th Prime Minister of Ukraine (28 May 1996 – 18 June 1997) has been released from the US Federal Prison ‘Terminal island’ after serving 8 years sentence. Additionally he spent 5 years under home confinement.

He was arrested in February 1999 at the airport after arriving in the United States where he requested political asylum. He was charged for money laundering conspiracy and money laundering itself.

 Source: Ukrainska Pravda