: Well over NOK 100 billion is stolen annually from the state budget by corrupt officials. The Ukrainian population is becoming increasingly poorer – but an exception to the trend is Ukraine's sixth richest man, President Petro Poroshenko.
: Greed and low risk of being discovered are the main reasons why people get involved in corruption. Norway needs a better system for reporting corruption, according to the organizer of this year's Anti-Corruption Conference.
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