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KleptoCast: Ben Judah discusses Ukraine’s new asset and income declaration laws with Daria Kaleniuk, Executive Director of the Anticorruption Action Center in Kyiv.
Analysis by Natalie Duffy
Ukrainians have long suspected that many of their officials were unimaginably richer than themselves. Thanks to a newly launched e-declaration scheme, they now know by just how much.
Sunday, October 30 was a day of revelation for many Ukrainian citizens: It was the deadline by which 50,000 public officials were required to declare their assets and income from 2015. Those declaring more than $100,000 will be audited by Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau.
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Source: Kleptocracy Initiative