Resource September 11, 2017

Meet the Journalist: Oliver Bullough

Country:

Author:
Maria Ivanova, one of 500 women who now make up Kyiv police. Image by Misha Friedman. Ukraine, 2015.
English

Ukraine is the most corrupt country in Europe, according to Transparency International's Corruption...

Maria Ivanova, one of 500 women who now make up Kyiv police. Image by Misha Friedman. Ukraine, 2015.
Maria Ivanova, one of 500 women who now make up Kyiv police. Image by Misha Friedman. Ukraine, 2015.

Oliver Bullough traveled from London to Kiev, via Odessa and Cyprus, to trace the money trail from one Ukrainian oligarch. In doing so, he discovered the intricacies of the kind of international corruption that results in a trillion dollars being syphoned out of the world's poorest countries each year—and stashed in the West. His project highlights why it is so hard to do anything about this problem, an issue which is under-reported because of its sheer complexity.

RELATED ISSUES

Conflict and Peace Building

Issue

Conflict and Peace Building

Conflict and Peace Building