Ukraine's economy minister keeps Lithuanian citizenship

Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavičius has retained his Lithuanian citizenship, although the law says that citizenship is lost when a person works for a foreign country's civil service without permission.
Aivaras Abromavičius
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