Ukraine’s Parliament has just passed a groundbreaking anti-corruption law. The legislation calls for the creation of an anti-corruption court and is a necessary step to gaining much-needed aid from the International Monetary Fund. The IMF estimates that corruption reduces economic growth in Ukraine by nearly two percent each year.
CIPE Program Officer for Europe and Eurasia Eric Hontz is among the experts asked to explain the new law and why it is necessary. Watch this interview conducted in Ukrainian by Voice of America’s Chastime program.
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