There’s an urgent need to amend the norm of the Law of Ukraine «On the High Anti-Corruption Court», providing that appeal courts of general jurisdiction will consider appeals against decisions of the first-instance courts made before The High Anti-Corruption Court is established.
On June 11, 2018, at 02:15 p.m. there will be a press conference on the results of performance of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine over the last three years and perspectives for further development of the institution with participation of the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine Artem Sytnik. Robert Storch, Inspector General of US National Security Ageny, and Carlos Castresana, Member of the International Anti-Corruption Advisory Board of the EU Anti-Corruption Initiative will also take part in the briefing.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) completed the pre-trial investigation of the embezzlement of the funds of the (SE) Eastern Mining and Processing Plant (EMPP) and the «National Nuclear Energy Generating Company (NNEGC) «Energoatom». As a result, they handed over the indictment to the former Member of Parliament (also known as the Former Head of the Verkhovna Rada Fuel and Energy Committee) and other suspects. On May 22, 2018, the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) sent the indictment to court.
As of the end of April 2018, Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) have exposed and prosecuted more than 380 corrupt officials. In 135 cases, the pre-trial investigation was completed and indictments against 207 persons were passed to courts. At the moment, NABU Detectives investigate over 600 criminal proceedings, in which 174 persons are suspected of committing corruption crimes.
On April 25, 2018, the Officer of the Main Office of the State Security Service of Ukraine in the City of Kyiv and Kyivska Oblast (SSU) was given a notice of suspicion of committing a crime under Part 4, Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
He was exposed on receiving an improper advantage in the amount of 47.5 thousand USD.
The intermediary (who acted in transferring of funds) was also given a notice of suspicion. The abovementioned person is suspected of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 27, Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.