Lithuanian politicians find reorganization of Estonian-owned biofuel company suspicious

Prosecutors say that plans by Bionovus, an Icor-controlled biofuel supplier, to merge with its Estonian-registered owner and cease operations will have no impact on their investigation into the company's deals, but some lawyers say that this would make it more difficult to gather documents needed for the probe.
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