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Foreign lenders mull supplementing civil servant salaries to decrease corruption

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Apr. 25, 2014 01:08
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Activists burn an effigy during a performance near parliament on April 11 organized by Maidan protesters to support the adoption of the law “on creating a national service for the fight with corruption.”
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Some of Ukraine’s underpaid cadre of civil servants might get bonuses from international finance institutions to reduce the temptation of taking bribes. According to Ukrainian Tax Service chief Ihor Bilous, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is exploring the idea of setting up a fund that would provide officials with additional pay. 

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