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Transparency International slams Ukraine as ‘most corrupt in Europe’

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Dec. 3, 2013, 6:03 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Olena Goncharova

In its 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index Transparancy International slammed Ukraine, calling the country the most corrupt nation in Europe.
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Olena Goncharova

Don't believe any study that says being a 'newspaper reporter' is the worst job you can ever get. The thing is that journalism is damn fun (most of the time) – especially in Ukraine.

In its 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index released today, Transparancy International slammed Ukraine, calling the country the most corrupt nation in Europe and the fifth most corrupt in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

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