As well as forming a new unit to fight corruption, Ukraine’s government has forced civil servants and politicians to reveal details of their assets. But dismantling decades of systemic corruption is no easy task.
Pro-Russian Viktor Yanukovych and his son have been accused of stealing vast sums from the public purse. A top European Union court has now upheld a freeze on his assets.
He's a parliamentarian, a top equestrian and a socialite. But Ukraine's judiciary says he is also a crook, accusing Oleksandr Onyshchenko of illegal enrichment. Now it appears he's making a life for himself in Germany.
The expatriated opposition politician's return to Ukraine has placed the fragile political stability under severe pressure. His conflict with President Poroshenko is escalating.
Supported by former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko and others, Saakashvili has pushed his way from Poland into Ukraine in a bid to regain his citizenship. But he faces an extradition request from Georgia.
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