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13.06.2019 00:00

Ukrainian Wall Project case: the indictment sent to court

On June 12, 2019, the indictment as of 8 persons, involved in embezzlement of 16.68 million UAH allocated for the engineering and set up of the Ukrainian-Russian State Border, territories adjacent to the Anti-Terrorist Operation Zone and to Autonomous Republic of Crimea (also known as Ukrainian Wall or European Wall) was sent to Darnitsky District Court of Kyiv.

10.06.2019 00:00

NABU detained a judge from Sumy region on receiving an improper advantage

On June 7, 2019, the 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) jointly with the employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) detained a judge of Commercial Court of Sumy Region on receiving 4,000 USD of improper advantage.

07.06.2019 00:00

Constitutional Court of Ukraine eliminated an effective tool for liquidation of corruption schemes at state enterprises

The decision of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine to deprive the National Bureau of the authority to invalidate illegal agreements in court protects the organizers of corruption schemes and actually legitimizes the embezzlement of funds of state enterprises during the procurement of goods, works and services at inflated prices. The Constitutional Court ruled on June 5, 2019, based on the lawsuit of the “Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plant”.

06.06.2019 00:00

Results of the online voting for the NABU Civil Oversight Council 2019

On May 30, 2019, the online voting for the new members of the Civil Oversight Council (COC) was held by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). Its results are published on the official website of the NABU, in accordance with the Regulations on the NABU Civil Oversight Council.

04.06.2019 00:00

Regular peer review by participating States ensures the effectiveness of UN Conventions Against Corruption

In 2019, representatives from Latvia and Paraguay will analyze the state of the UN Convention against Corruption implementation in Ukraine. In the same time, on June 4, 2019, Ukrainian experts, including a representative of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, and Czech colleagues began analyzing how the Convention is being implemented in Croatia.

04.06.2019 00:00

Law enforcement agencies of six countries will strengthen cross-border cooperation against corruption

States that have a common border should work together to combat smuggling, which cause damage to the budgets of each of them. This was stated by the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk on June 4, 2019, at the seminar “International Co-operation in Preventing and Fighting Corruption at Borders”.

27.05.2019 00:00

Agreement on the illegal sale of 649 thousand tons of coal at a reduced price was invalidated after the NABU filed a suit

The agreement between the State Enterprize “Coal Company “Krasnolymanska” (hereinafter — SE “CC “Krasnolymanska”) and intermediary company for supply of 649 thousand tons of coal at a reduced price was declared invalid. Such a decision was taken on May 22, 2019, by the Northern Commercial Court of Appeal on the suit of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (hereinafter — NABU).

24.05.2019 00:00

NABU and the IMF mission discussed results and challenges in fight against top-corruption in Ukraine

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) makes every effort to expose and prosecute senior officials on corruption, but facing constant resistance on this path, which can be overcome with a support of civil society and international partners. The NABU Director stressed on it during a meeting with the International Monetary Fund mission, which took place on May 24, 2019, in the NABU.

21.05.2019 00:00

Anti-bribery management system of the NABU meets the requirements of ISO 37001:2016 standard

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine is the first law enforcement agency in Ukraine and one of the first law enforcement agencies in Europe and the world, which confirmed the full compliance of its anti-bribery management systems with the requirements of the international standard ISO 37001:2016. The NABU received the corresponding Certificate in April 2019.

17.05.2019 00:00

Ex-Commander of the National Guard detained on suspicion of 81 million UAH misappropriation

On May 14, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), under the procedural guidance of Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO), detained former Commander of the National Guard of Ukraine on suspicion of misappropriation of the property of the Main Department of the National Guard in the amount of 81.64 mln UAH. Executive director of real estate developer and real estate appraiser were also detained.

11.05.2019 00:00

Effective international cooperation is the key for returning illegally acquired assets

The lack of final court decisions is one of the main obstacles to the return of assets obtained by criminal means from abroad. This problem is relevant not only for Ukraine. Representatives of anti-corruption bodies identified the most serious challenges during the II International Expert Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 7-9, 2019.

08.05.2019 00:00

Misappropriation of 1.8 mln UAH of “Mykolaivoblteploenergo”: investigation completed

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (hereinafter — NABU) completed the investigation as of the facts of misappropriation of more than 1.75 mln UAH of the Regional Municipal Enterprise (RME) “Mykolaivoblteploenergo”. Former Acting Director of the RME “Mykolaivoblteploenergo”, who is suspected of committing the crime, had been granted with access to the documents of the pre-trial investigation on May 8, 2019, before making an indictment and sending it to the court.