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Volodymyr Zelensky’s Answers to NAKO’s Questionnaire

In March 2019 Volodymyr Zelensky, the then presidential candidate, provided NAKO with the answers to our Questionnaire on fighting defence corruption.  Now when Mr. Zelensky has been inaugurated as the President of Ukraine, we publish his commitments in the English language. The original answers in Ukrainian can be found here. To what extent do you […]

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Meet Three New Members of the Team

Three new colleagues have recently joined NAKOs team: Serhiy Moskaliuk, Olesia Remizova and Viktoriia Vyshnivska. Sergiy Moskaliuk has worked at NAKO as a Senior Researcher. His background and experience include, just to name a few, military and diplomatic serviсe. Sergiy graduated from the Kyiv Military Institute for Communications and Management and the Military Diplomatic Academy […]

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Future President of Ukraine should not postpone the fight against corruption within the defence sector

Defence and security issues are pivotal issues of the President of Ukraine, and, corruption within defence is a serious threat for national security. NAKO has studied the statements and actions of Presidential candidates concerning defence issues and the answers to the NAKO’s pre-election questionnaire thoughoruly. Simultaneously,  we have focused significantly on Ukroboronprom and the debate […]

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Yemchura Lectured on State and Civil Society in Fighting Corruption

On 22 April NAKO analyst taras Yemchura lectured at the Chernyakhovsky Defence University on cooperation between the state institutions and civil society in fighting defence corruption. The event was organized by the Center of Preventing Corruption in Defence and Security Sector at the Defence University. The audience included the MoD and the General Staff unit […]

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Yulia Marushevska Joined NAKO as a Committee Member

Yulia Marushevska has joined NAKO a new Ukrainian Member of the Committee. She has replaced on this position Sevgil Musaieva who has been NAKO’s Member of the Committee for two years and who is now the Board Member. A Ukrainian activist and former public servant, Marushevska became well known internationally after starring in the viral […]

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NAKO Secretary General Called for the Next President to Speed Up Reforms in Defence Sector

Fighting corruption, enhancing Ukraine’s defence capabilities and the rule of law tools – these were the key topics discussed at the press-conference organized by the Reanimation Package of Reforms (RPR) on April 17. Among other things, the speakers focused on the primary steps to be done for the next Ukraine’s president. NAKO Secretary General Olena […]

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NAKO Announced the New Research on SDO at the NSDС Roundtable

On April 17, NAKO experts partook in the roundtable of the National Security and Defence Council. They discussed the reforms of the defence and industrial complex and increasing the transparency of the State Defence Order (SDO). The Independent Denfence Anticorruption Committee was represented by Head of Content Dr. Lada Roslycky, Senior researcher Sergiy Moskaliuk and […]

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Seven Questions on Defence: Summary of the Talk Show with the Presidential Candidates

On March 15, four presidential candidates and five representatives of the candidates partook in the talk show on defence corruption. NAKO invited for discussion those candidates or their representatives who previously provided their answers to NAKO Questionnaire. The event had been initiated by the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee in cooperation with ObozTV, with the support of […]

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Roslycky Lectured at the Chernyakhovsky National University

On March 18 NAKOs Head of Policy, Lada Roslycky, lectured at the Chernyakhovsky National University of Ukraine. In presenting the findings of NAKOs defence-corruption questionnaire she also explained the role of civil society in democratic oversight of Ukraine’s defence sector.  The questionnaire was launched in view of the upcoming elections. The 7 questions addressed matters ranging from  over-classification […]

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16 Presidential Candidates Shared Views on Fighting Corruption in Defence

As the presidential election in Ukraine is approaching, the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO) presented the presidential candidates with a Questionnaire on Corruption in the Defence Sector. Of the 44 registered candidates, only 16 responded. The acting Head of State and Commander-in-Chief Petro Poroshenko didn’t provide his answers. Regarding the candidates who did not respond […]

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