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Anti corruption reforms in Ukraine: Political parties will be funded exclusively from state budget from 2016

Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian government will begin the financing of political parties, while funding from other sources will be limited
Anti corruption reforms in Ukraine: Political parties will be funded exclusively from state budget from 2016

On February 23, speaking on air in the program “Ten minutes with the Prime Minister,” Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian government will begin the financing of political parties from 2016 to combat against corruption in the country, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Interfax.

“It is unacceptable that the political parties or deputies are funded by businessmen or the so called oligarchs. We’ve decided that the financing of political parties exclusively from the national budget will start this year,” Yatsenyuk stated.

The premier said that all the newly created agencies to combat corruption must firmly fight against any manifestations of political corruption – whether these are government members, deputies or other politicians.