Zelenskiy ally threatens jailings after high-profile graft allegations

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By Tom Balmforth and Olena Harmash KYIV (Reuters) – A top ally of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday corrupt officials would be “actively” jailed, setting out a zero-tolerance approach after the most high-profile graft allegations since Russia’s invasion came to light. Ukraine has a long history of corruption and shaky governance, though there have been few examples since last year’s invasion as Kyiv has fought back Russian forces and received Western financial and military support. On Sunday, anti-corruption police said they had detained the deputy infrastructure minister …

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