Citing lack of criminal convictions, Venice Commission backs anti-corruption courts, rejects Poroshenko

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The European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as the Venice Commission, on Oct. 9 rejected President Petro Poroshenko’s idea of creating an anti-corruption chamber within Ukraine’s existing court system. Instead, the commission supported legislation to create independent anti-corruption courts, a measure sponsored by opposition lawmakers and supported by Ukraine’s civil society as an […]
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