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UPDATE 1-Russia's Binbank says to buy subsidiary of Ukraine's Privatbank in two weeks

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MOSCOW, April 2 (Reuters) - Russian lender Binbank said it could buy the Moscow subsidiary of Ukraine's Privatbank in two weeks, ousting its Ukrainian owners who say the bank is a victim of "political tensions" between Moscow and Kiev.

Russia's central bank put Moskomprivatbank under temporary administration last month to prevent its bankruptcy, but some analysts said it was aimed at punishing Ukraine's new rulers for pursuing closer ties to the West. Moscow denies the charge.

Privatbank, Ukraine's largest bank, is a part of Privat group, co-owned by Igor Kolomoisky, called "a unique imposter" by President Vladimir Putin last month when the businessman was appointed governor of Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk region.

Binbank's co-owner, Mikail Shishkanov, said on Wednesday the Ukrainian side would be happy with the deal.

"It is an absolutely friendly, normal business deal ... in any case the Ukrainian partners will be satisfied," he told journalists, adding the deal should be closed in two weeks.

He said Binbank, a medium-sized lender, would pay for the deal with cash and shares in property in Ukraine.

There was no immediate comment from Privatbank.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by Timothy Heritage)