The European Union’s policy of supporting poorer regions and member states with its subsidies has, once again, found itself embroiled in controversy over how Ukraine is spending its share of funds in the agricultural sector.

The issue was raised by MEPs Fulvio Martusciello and Alberto Cirio who led a roundtable discussion in the European Parliament on March 7. Their aim was to sound the alarm about the opacity of government subsidies distribution in Ukraine’s agricultural sector. Critics of K...

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