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A year after revolution, Ukraine struggles with old hang
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
By Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) - The former power company executive yanked up his trouser leg to show the electronic bracelet round his ankle that would alert police if he tried to make a run for it from Kiev. "And all this when I am not guilty of anything and there has been no crime," said Volodymyr Zinevich. Zinevich, 45, once director of Ukraine's state energy firm Ukrinterenergo, is suspected of embezzlement from a botched deal to buy South African coal last year. The imports were to make up for a shortfall in supplies caused by the war in eastern Ukraine. read more


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