Mayor Of Kiev On Fighting Corruption In Ukraine
Lawmakers in Ukraine’s capital of Kiev are certifying plans to fight corruption in its legal system
The legislation is expected to adopt Western legal standards like placing limits on immunity for judges. The new rules will also establish an anti-corruption court.
This comes as hostility between the Ukranian army and Russian-backed rebels is reaching its worst levels since last summer.
We talk about these developments in Kiev and the rest of Ukraine with Dr. Vitaliy Klitschko, mayor of Kiev and also a former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. We ask Klitschko about his fight against political corruption and his desire for Ukraine to move towards the West. He's in Chicago to celebrate Kyiv and Chicago’s 25-year-relationship as “Sister Cities.”