(ASSOCIATED PRESS) Ukraine faced a new political crisis Friday as the president moved to dissolve the nation's top court following its decision to freeze the country's anti-corruption reforms.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's action came after the Constitutional Court ruled to annul key parts of anti-corruption legislation that Ukraine approved under persistent Western demands.
The court declared public access to officials' income declarations unconstitutional and also outlawed criminal punishment for providing false income information.
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The judges also ruled to strip the National Anti-Corruption Agency of most of its key powers.