25 January, 2023
“The Egg Scandal”: Technical Mistakes, Incorrect Comparisons And Real Problems In The Army’s Provision
NAKO suggest looking through the recent days from a few different angles: Parliament, government, law enforcement and, of course, civil society, which made this story possible.  

11 January, 2023
"Now defense purchases are practically not accountable" - Olena Tregub
A colossal defense budget has increased the temptation for corrupt officials
8 July, 2022
Against all Odds: Ukraine’s Defence Reform Process
The reform process in Ukraine could present us with the opportunity to learn lessons and formulate future plans
15 December, 2021
With Botswana and Russia: Why does Ukrainian defence continue suffering from corruption?
The Ukrainian defence industry is still prone to corruption
11 December, 2021
Declassifying Ukrainian procurement will reduce corruption risks and bring Ukraine closer to NATO – Tregub
Ukraine does not have even half of the necessary safeguards against corruption
10 December, 2021
By joining efforts, we hope to effectively minimize corruption – Ihor Chukhrai
Ministry of Defence is actively cooperating with expert civil society organizations on program, normative, organizational, educational
31 March, 2021
Ukraine searches for approach to classifying information
Ukraine searches for approach to classifying information. So far, it’s a hard choice between total classification and global transparency standards.
19 January, 2021
Saving Defence Procurement: What will the Ukrainian Army fight with?
It is now evident that the ministries failed to make timely preparations for the Law “On Defence Procurement” to operate properly early in the year.
15 January, 2021
Transparent and Accountable Security Service of Ukraine: Mission (Im)Possible?
Systemic corruption and the country’s resulting insufficient defence capacity were among the main reasons for its failure to confront Russian military aggression in 2014
5 March, 2019
UOP's Supervisory Board needs to be independent and professional
Taras Yemchura, NAKO's Analyst, gave comments on Bihus.Info investigation to Channel 4
17 February, 2019
Risky Secrecy. What Causes Corruption in the Military Industrial Complex
Hanna Chabaray from Tyzhden journal writes about plundering in the army, namely about some data from the Ukrainian NGOs which analyze corruption in defence. She highlights the key corruption schemes in the military industrial comple
21 August, 2018
Illusion of Secrecy. Are we able to keep our Secrets?
In Ukraine, about 55 percent of defence procurement is classified through the State Secrets. While the best international practices range from 1 to 20 percent of secret defence spending
13 July, 2018
Between Classifying and Declassifying
Blog by MP Svitlana Zalishchuk for Ukrayinska Pravda
18 June, 2018
NAKO suggests reducing secrecy of military procurement in the Law on National Security
The Law on National Security should stipulate changes in the Law on State Secrecy
27 July, 2017
Ukraine Is Losing Fewer Weapons to Theft, but High-Level Corruption Persists
A member of the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee says the international community must leverage its security aid to force reforms