The Ukrainian Ministry of Interior’s spokesman Vlolodymyr Polishchuk confessed that the computer software used by the Ministry is largely pirated. “Approximately 47% of the software in the Ministry is not properly licensed. However, the Ministry has informed Microsoft. Now the company is carrying on negotiations with the state bodies on how to legalize the software,” Polishchuk stated. The official added that the Ministry has not purchased computers with pre-installed pirated software since 2006.