Ukraine says it intercepted $6 million bribe to stop probe of Burisma founder



KYIV, Ukraine — Prosecutors say the heap of $6 million in crisp, new bills, fastened in bundles with pink and yellow rubber bands, was supposed to bribe a Ukrainian anti-corruption investigator to drop an embezzlement case against the founder of the natural gas company Burisma. To Ukrainians, the pile was eye-popping — and not just because it was so large. In this country, plagued for decades by corruption, such payments normally change hands quietly, without anyone finding out. But here it was, seized by law enforcement officials and proudly displayed in transparent, plastic bags by the director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the special anti-corruption prosecutor....

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