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    Russian potash boss arrested in Belarus

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    The authorities in Belarus have arrested Vladislav Baumgertner, the head of Russia's largest potash producer Uralkali.

    Invited to Minsk for a meeting with the prime minister, he was then held and charged with abusing his position and official powers, an offence that carries a prison term of up to 10 years.