Oligarch Rinat Akhmetov ponders whom to back against Ukraine's Zelensky

Donetsk oligarch Rinat Akhmetov in 2014.
Donetsk oligarch Rinat Akhmetov in 2014. © Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa/picture-alliance/MaxPPP
With criticism of the president growing, fuelled by pro-opposition media groups, Donetsk-based oligarch Rinat Akhmetov is fast becoming Zelensky's favourite target as he seeks to boost his reputation and take on the country's oligarchs. Akhmetov, meanwhile, is looking for a candidate to back in the 2024 presidential race. [...] (1102 words)
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