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Opinion: Conflicts of the past year connected by corruption

A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Nigerian families still desperately seeking someone to #BringBackOurGirls. That common thread is corruption, Mary Beth Goodman, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, writes on The Mark News. […]


Lithuania needs definition of corruption in private sector, researchers say

The European Union and national legislation obliges to establish liability for corruption in the private sector. Meanwhile, Lithuania does not have a definition of what corruption in the private sector is, says Dr Petras Ragauskas, chief research staff member of the Institute of Law. […]

Gediminas Černiauskas