corruption is systemic in Ukraine, but Ukrainians, and their businesses, suffer
mostly from low-level corruption that is also pervasive.
Adnan Kivan is a Syrian immigrant who came to Ukraine decades ago, but has built an enormous construction business in Odesa and now owns the Kyiv Post, the crusading English-language newspaper that has fought, and continues to fight, against corruption. He believes there is a simple fix for the low-level corruption that afflicts Ukraine.
“Stopping corruption is not as difficult when leaders speak about it,” he said in a recent interview. “They say ‘to kill corruption completely we need time’ but I don’t agree. …read more
Source:: Atlantic Council