Ukraine leader says arrest of oligarch ally just 'the start'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, pictured on October 25, 2015, has promised to crack down on oligarchs as part of a drive to tackle graftUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Sunday that the arrest of a millionaire associate of one of the country’s most powerful oligarchs was only “the start” of a fight against the corruption plaguing the ex-Soviet country. Guennadi Korban, 45, a businessman and right-hand man of billionaire Igor Kolomoyski, was arrested Saturday as part of a probe into organised crime and corruption. “Korban won’t be the last,” Poroshenko said in a joint interview with three television networks.

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