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Ukraine's Poroshenko: Billionaire Candy Man, Veteran Politician

Ukraine's likely president-elect, Petro Poroshenko, already is known across Ukraine as a billionaire king of chocolate, thanks to his popular brand of sweets, Roshen. It was his concern for his country that led him to make a dangerous trip to Crimea in March and enter the presidential race. The 48-year-old Poroshenko was born in Odessa and studied economics. He took advantage of the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 to buy an old state-run candy factory, becoming one of...

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