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An August 2014 Ukrayinska Pravda article claimed that the bribes judges receive ("from a few to many thousands of dollars") are sometimes much higher than their salaries (of 915 US dollar ).  (An example of this could be) on May 22, 2012 Volodymyr Rokytskyi, Deputy Head of Ukraine's Security Service , was photographed in public wearing a US$ 32,000 luxury wristwatch despite the fact that its price amounts to his yearly official income. The instance happened at a joint Ukrainian-American event dedicated to fighting illegal drugs .  Ukrainian judges have been arrested while taking bribes.