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Former Chicagoan, Natalie Jaresko, on being Ukraine's Finance Minister

During the ‘Orange Revolution’, Worldview frequently checked-in with Kiev-based investment fund manager and Ukrainian-American, Natalie Jaresko. Since then the Wood Dale, Illinois native has become a Ukrainian citizen and is now the country’s finance minister. Media reports say that many in Ukraine and the West want her to become Prime Minister. We’ll sit down with Jaresko, back in her hometown, to talk about her journey from suburban Chicago to becoming one of the most powerful technocrats in Eastern Europe, tasked with pulling Ukraine out of economic catastrophe. PHOTO: Ukraine's newly-appointed Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko, a U.S. national with experience working for the State Department in Washington, during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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