[JURIST] Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych [official website; BBC profile] signed a law [press release] on Friday to improve prison conditions and take one step closer to integration with the EU. This law was required to allow the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement [EU backgrounder], which is expected to be signed in November. Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada [official website], passed the measure early this month. The amendment, Law No 435-VII, amends the Criminal Code [text] to make it easier...

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