Justice Ministry: Ukraine plagued by high-level corruption
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Ukraine is plagued by high-level corruption involving lawmakers, prosecutors and judges, according to a Justice Ministry document compiled for Wednesday’s ministerial committee debate on canceling visa requirements for visitors from the country.In addition, the document, obtained by Army Radio, said that the country was a source of human trafficking, prostitution, criminal forgery scams and money laundering. It asserted that the economic situation there was unstable and created a climate comfortable for human traffickers.The document was compiled by Rachel Gershoni, who coordinates the government's efforts in the battle against human trafficking, and Hila Teva-Gilad of the Justice Ministry's department on international accords.Tourism Minister Stas Meseznikov dismissed the claims as scandalous.
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