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17.07.2018 00:00

Statement regarding the invasion of the NABU’s office by provocateurs

On July 17, 2018, between 11 and 12 a.m. during unauthorized meeting at the NABU entrance, the group of the so-called titushki (sturdy young men who join meetings for payment) broke into the building of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). Initially, these persons went to the Public Reception Office with the purpose of submitting the appeal. There they disabled the security camera, broke down the doors and the metal blinds, which separated the public space from the restricted area, and entered the hall of the NABU building.

12.07.2018 17:05

SAPO decision to terminate the criminal proceedings against two suspects in the Backpacks' case is irrelevant and inconsistent

On July 11, 2018, the prosecutor of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) made a decision to terminate the criminal proceeding as of suspected ex-Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and as of one more person (who is also known as a relative of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine). 

21.06.2018 11:38

Results of the online voting for the NABU Civil Oversight Council 2018

On May 30, 2018, the online voting for the new members of the Civil Oversight Council (COC) was held by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). It results were published on the official website of NABU, in accordance with the Regulations on the NABU Civil Oversight Council.

13.06.2018 00:00

Sentences in the NABU cases made by the courts of general jurisdiction should be appealed to the Appeals Chamber of the High Anti-Corruption Court

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.

08.06.2018 14:51

For the Attention of the Media

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.

24.05.2018 14:33

Statement regarding the information on the role of the National Bureau in the investigation as of Paul Manafort, disseminated by BBC

The information that the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (further referred to as NABU) allegedly stopped “proactively investigating Manafort” on political grounds, published by BBC on May 23rd 2018, is not true.

23.05.2018 00:00

Indictment in the criminal proceeding as of the facts of funds embezzlement of the SE EMPP and the SE NNEGC «Energoatom» was sent to court

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.

14.05.2018 00:00

NABU results in April 2018: 602 cases in progress, 380 corrupt officials exposed

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.

26.04.2018 00:00

Officer of the State Security Service of Ukraine detained and notified of suspicion

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.

25.04.2018 15:50

NABU unveils results of the Independent Technical Assessment of the Bureau’s first 3 years of activity

During October-December 2017 a joint team of independent experts in the sphere of evaluating the effectiveness of law-enforcement agencies assessed the work of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) based on three cornerstone elements: effectiveness, efficiency and independence. As a result the experts provided the detailed report (for full version of the report please follow the link), containing a set of recommendations for further institutional development.

24.04.2018 00:00

G7 supports the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine in line with the recommendations of the Venice Commission

The G7 Foreign Ministers called on the Ukrainian authorities to create the Anti-Corruption Court in line with the recommendations of the Venice Commission. This is stated in a joint communique following the meeting of the G7 Foreign Ministers in Toronto. The communique was published on April 23, 2018.

04.04.2018 00:00

Artem Sytnyk: There's no institutional conflict between NABU and SAPO. The competent authorities should evaluate the actions of the SAPO Head

The Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine noted during his report to Ukrainian Parliament on April 4, 2018, that the situation surrounding the SAPO Head does not affect investigation of criminal proceedings under the NABU's jurisdiction. Cooperation between the NABU Detectives and the SAPO prosecutors continues as usual.