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    Biden's Son Joins Ukrainian Gas Company

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    Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter is joining the board of Ukraine's largest privately held gas company. Hunter Biden announced Tuesday he would take charge of Burisma Holdings's legal unit and consult "on matters of transparency, corporate governance and responsibility, international expansion," and more. Vice President Biden has been vocal about Ukraine's need to become energy independent, but, as his spokeswoman says, "does not endorse any particular company and has no involvement with this company."

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