Constitutional Court torpedoes Ukraine’s anti-corruption reform

“Should there be life imprisonment for large-scale corruption?” asked President Zelenskyy in a controversial unofficial poll held on local election day, 25 October. Unsurprisingly, most – 83%, according to preliminary results – answered “yes.” Two days later, Ukraine’s Constitutional Court all but killed the possibility of any kind of imprisonment for such corruption. Behind closed … Continue reading Constitutional Court torpedoes Ukraine’s anti-corruption reform