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Pavlo Lazarenko

Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Lazarenko

Profession: Prime Minister of Ukraine

Nationality:
Ukraine
Ukrainian

Why Famous: Prime Minister of Ukraine from 1996-97. Convicted and sentenced to prison (money laundering, wire fraud and extortion) in 2006, he embezzled approximately $200 million from the government of Ukraine.

Born: January 23, 1953
Birthplace: Karpivka, Ukraine
Age: 67 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius

Events in the Life of Pavlo Lazarenko

  • 1996-05-28 Pavlo Lazarenko becomes Prime Minister of Ukraine
  • 2006-08-25 Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko is sentenced to 9 years in federal prison for money laundering, wire fraud, and extortion

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