tied for 144th place in the ranking with Cameroon, the Central African
Republic, Iran, Nigeria, and Papua New Guinea.
That ranking placed it ahead of several Central Asian post-Soviet
states, including Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
position remains unchanged from 2012, though Ukraine’s score fell, indicating a
marginally higher level of corruption over the previous year.
halfway through its own anti-corruption program, the State Program on
Prevention and Combating Corruption for 2011-2015, but has yet to reap results
from that program.