The Kyiv Post quotes Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Anders Aslund on the need for the leadership of law enforcement bodies in Ukraine to be replaced by independent decision-makers:

While the discussion at YES was useful, the nation’s top law enforcement officials – general prosecutor, interior minister and Security Service of Ukraine chief – did not speak at the conference. Perhaps they had nothing to say. The best advice came from Anders Aslund, the Swedish author on Ukrainian politics, who told the YES conference that the top leadership of all law enforcement bodies should be removed and replaced by people who will make the institutions truly independent.

The longer the delay, the more the stealing will take place in an atmosphere of impunity and the less likely that Ukraine will recover any of its stolen billions or bring to justice those who robbed its people.

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