Voice of America: Ukraine hopes law to reveal lawmakers’ wealth will aid EU path

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LONDON — A new law in Ukraine forcing senior officials to declare their wealth has revealed the scale of riches held by those in power. Members of the Cabinet alone hold $7 million in cash. Other lawmakers declared luxury cars, expensive watches and artwork. Analysts say the revelations show how far Ukraine still has to go […]

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