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Magic Wand Billionaire Says Putin Secrets Safe From U.S.

Ukrainian billionaire Dmitry Firtash, facing U.S. bribery charges, said there’s nothing prosecutors can offer that would entice him to divulge what he knows about how Russia moves its gas revenue around.

“Having a house in Florida is not my concept of life,” Firtash, 49, said in an interview in Vienna, where he’s been awaiting his extradition hearing since paying an Austrian record 125 million-euro ($172 million) bail in April. “I’ll defend myself to the bitter end.”