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Ukraine President Targets Oligarchs as World Focused on Russian Buildup

  • President slams businesspeople who fled country during crisis
  • New restrictions on Ukrainian oligarchs to take effect in May
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World Waits to See If Russia Pulls Back From Ukraine
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While Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has downplayed the likelihood of a large-scale invasion as Russia masses troops near the border, he is targeting what he sees as another threat to his country’s sovereignty: oligarchs. 

The president in a national address Monday slammed unidentified businesspeople for fleeing the country in the face of a U.S. warning of a potential imminent assault. Russia has repeatedly denied it is planning to attack.