EU reform in Ukraine: prosecuting the prosecutor

EU Observer runs an expose on the continuing corruption in Ukraine’s prosecution service post the Maidan Revolution. Despite there being an EU rule of law mission to Kiev, top prosecutors have links to ousted Ukrainian leader Yanukovych, and they have been shielding associates from prosecution, while prosecuting the business competitors of their friends. There has been some reform, though, in other areas of the Ukrainian government, and President Poroshenko has been appointing reformers to key posts, like the Odesa governorship, which is now held by former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.


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