Pressed by IMF, Ukraine expands anti-corruption court

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has adopted a measure to expand the powers of the country’s new anti-corruption court, meeting an International Monetary Fund condition for restoring aid.

The measure adopted Thursday by parliament would extend the jurisdiction of the court, which was established in June, to handle all corruption cases, including those opened before the court was established.

The IMF in 2015 authorized $17.5 billion in aid to Ukraine to support reforms. But...

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