Experts of the European Court of Auditors recognize Ukraine as the most corrupted country in Europe. The organization's report states that, despite the impetus given to anti-corruption reforms, the results are still very fragile. Also, auditors note the fact that the oligarchic clans continue to exert a strong influence on the economy.Read more
The process of state building in Ukraine is regularly accompanied by scandals and the grandstand play. Many politicians are preparing another batch of exposures in order to obtain political and material dividends.
According to media reports, the US State Department is allocating $800.000 to finance Ukrainian public organizations, which will monitor local authorities for corruption and build relationship with regional media. Thus, the outgoing Obama’s administration is trying to retain control of the situation in Ukraine.
The official Washington’s common practice of impunity of for its actions gives many countries a reason to think about a strategic choice in order to defend their national interests.
#Official Commentary of Elena Melnik on some politicians’ advice for Donald Trump about ‘selective friendship’
One of the most famous classics of Russian literature in his work described a funny situation in which the head of state came under the influence of three advisers (relatives on marital line) and the whole regiment of the boyars.
#Official Commentary of Alla Barkhatnova on radicals’ attack on office of “Ukrainian choice” public movement in Kiev
Ukrainians commemorated a sad anniversary of so-called “revolution of dignity” last week in Kiev. And they commemorated it with all attributes of “Maydan”: set tires on fire, raided the office of the “Ukrainian choice” public movement…
Obama's leaving administration at conclusion decided to declare itself with a formidable shout in the direction of Russia. US urges Russia to abandon recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which America still considers Georgian territories.
#Official Commentary of Alla Barkhatnova on Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s reaction on incident near Ukrainian cultural centre
This week, on November 22, in Moscow, the unknown wrote on the wall of the Ukrainian cultural centre on Arbat st. “Kharkov – Russian city,” a sheet, pasted on the front door, said: “Kharkov to home – Ukraine away!.” During the campaign, the Ukrainian flag was burned.
Distribution of Ukraine's budget after the revolution of ‘dignity’ once again repeats the children counting rhyme ‘we shared an orange; there were many of us, but we had one.”
#Official Commentary of Ekaterina Martyanova on European Parliament’s censorship for RT channel and Sputnik news agency
Any changes or deviations from generally accepted norms have always aroused indignation. New ideas and discoveries are constantly facing an antagonism, especially when these teachings contradict the current policy of religion.