‘No return to the past’: the man leading Ukraine’s fightback against corruption
Ex-public prosecutor Oleksandr Novikov is on a mission to build a culture of integrity in the wartorn country
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For the first two months of the war in Ukraine, Oleksandr Novikov, 40, lived with a coterie of his staff in the basement of the austere offices of the national agency on corruption prevention in Kyiv.
“We have a munitions room – it has machine-guns. We were ready to fight on these streets,” Novikov says looking down from the window of his third floor boardroom.Continue reading…