Firtash's lawyer denies new charges against his client

Dmytro Firtash’s Lawyer Dieter Baumdofer denies the information on new charges allegedly filed against his client.

He said this in an interview with an Austrian TV channel, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"Firtash is a witness, but not a defendant in the investigation, which has been carried out by the Austrian police in his house. Firtash has been filed no charges," the lawyer said.

He stressed that Firtash was cooperating with the Austrian judicial authorities.

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