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24th Feb 2017

Ticker

EU denigrates Ukraine's anti-corruption scheme

Ukraine's decision to launch an online asset-declaration scheme for MPs without proper certification “makes little sense and might actually be counterproductive”, the EU foreign service said on Wednesday. The EU added that "failure to swiftly resolve this issue could undermine Ukraine's important anti-corruption efforts". Corruption concerns have stalled a deal for Ukrainians to get visa-free travel in the EU.

Opinion

Don't blame Trump for Europe's insecurity

Europe's security architecture was already showing cracks well before Trump's arrival and requires urgent repair work whether he had won or not.

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