Ukraine’s Epic War On Corruption, Explained.
30 November, 2014

Ukraine has become one of the biggest kleptocracies in the world. Now with its fresh anti-corruption laws the new government hopes to succeed where no one has before them.

A Pro-Reform Coalition: Speaker Hroisman, President Poroshenko and Prime Minister Yatsenyuk (REUTERS)

What You Need to Know:

✓ The previous Ukrainian parliament passed four anti-corruption laws before ending its work;

✓ Ukraine has one of the highest levels of corruption in the world;

✓ Ukraine already has many anti-corruption laws and governmental bodies responsible for dealing with corruption;

✓ The new laws are far from perfect, but the high level of pressure from the public to carry them out may help turn things around;

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by Devin AcklesHromadske International

produced by Maxim EristaviRandy R. Potts