There are four factors that contribute to deep-seated structural obstacles to fighting corruption in Ukraine.
The concept and the institution of offshore companies have grown into the language of the Ukrainian economic debate so deeply that it is hard to imagine it today without this element.
Ukraine is plagued by numerous problems, but corruption breeds the biggest one of all – the crisis of confidence, says Aivaras Abromavicius, former Ukrainian Minister of the Economy.
Discussions on taxes, energy security, tariffs or corruption are mainly taking place on the social media which have turned into a genuine agora.
The Balkans were once rightly called the "soft underbelly of Europe" now are being explored by capital from China.
The West’s patience is running out and Ukraine could lose the foreign macroeconomic assistance that has, for the time being, kept the country financially afloat.
Serbia is facing a long-term shortage of health professionals, as doctors and nurses leave the country in pursuit of better prospects.
Protests about a deadly nightclub fire have changed Romania’s government but didn’t changed the corrupted system.
The Ukrainian authorities are trying to create an image of a country of reforms and strong anti-corruption attitude. The well-known economist Arthur Laffer is going to help the government, because without reforms Ukraine cannot...
Bosnia and Hercegovina will not repeat the economic success of Kosovo. The omnipresent corruption, fostered by the bureaucracy and the legal environment of companies, effectively discourage foreign investors from investing in...