Ukraine ducks agreement with EBRD on fighting corruption

Ukraine has backed away from signing an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD. Citing technical reasons, Ukraine was unable to sign the Anti-Corruption Initiative, which was to include an independent body being set up to examine complaints from companies working in Ukraine about their treatment from tax and customs officials and courts. Read more (on www.trust.org).

This development was also addressed by the Financial Times.