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Helsinki Commission hearing puts spotlight on US prosecution of corruption tied to Ukraine

By Clara Hudson

20 June 2018

Helsinki Commission hearing puts spotlight on US prosecution of corruption tied to Ukraine Dmitry Firtash (Credit: Inter on Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 3.0))

At a hearing on corruption in Ukraine’s energy sector, attention turned to the US Department of Justice’s efforts to take on corruption tied to the country while authorities in Europe do nothing.