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Corruption in Kiev
Corruption in Kiev
Ukrainian Government on the Ropes?

We’re beginning to see a pattern, and it isn’t a pretty one for President Poroshenko.

Corruption in Kiev
Yanukovich And Friends Embezzle Billions

How corrupt is the Yanukovich government? Extremely, says Anders Åslund of the Peterson Institute for International Economics: “The Ukrainian government’s budget deficit of 6 percent of GDP or $11 billion is driven by what is commonly called the “Yanukovich family” siphoning big money from the state budget.”

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