The authors report that former Ukrainian officials who fled Ukraine amid the Maidan events have been actively hiring European and US law firms to get free from EU sanctions imposed on them due to corruption allegations and other signs of criminal activity.
Among those ousted officials is Ukraine’s disgraced ex-prime minister Mykola Azarov.
Many of those on the sanctions list hope that the legal process will give them a public forum in which to defend their reputations, reports Ukraine Today.
Meanwhile, the legal experts recognize that the demand for such services is really high, providing for a booming trade for lawyers and lobbyists in Brussels."
Many of those on the sanctions list hope that the legal process will give them a public forum in which to defend their reputations.
This will be difficult for Azarov who has been implicated in numerous criminal activities before the Maidan Revolution of Dignity in 2014.
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