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Ukraine's ex-foreign minister arrested in Spain

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Ukraine's ex-foreign minister arrested in Spain

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Police in Spain have arrested the former Ukrainian Finance Minister, Yuri Kolobov who has been missing since August last year.

He’s wanted on embezzlement charges.

Kolobov who was a member of ousted president Yanukovych’s government was detained in a Spanish coastal resort.

He’d been put on Interpol’s wanted list at Kyiv’s request.

Former pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych has been living in Russia since he was toppled in February 2014 by protesters seeking closer alignment with the European Union.