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Ukraine Shelves Controversial Corruption Law After Donor Pressure





 Ukraine Shelves Controversial Corruption Law After Donor Pressure
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Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday shelved a draft law that critics say would have undermined the independence of anti-corruption institutions, which Ukraine’s foreign backers this week said were under attack from vested interests.

Reformists welcomed the removal of the bill from parliament’s agenda as a win at a time when Ukraine’s Western-backed corruption fight faces pushback on several fronts.

But the victory was swiftly tempered by a separate vote later to dismiss the European Union-backed head of parliament’s anti-graft committee Yegor Sobolev…

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