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18.10.2017 01:00

Former officials of the Broadcasting, Radiocommunications and Television Concern were given notices of suspicion

On October 18, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) gave notices of suspicion to the former Head of the State Enterprise the Broadcasting, Radiocommunications and Television Concern (BRT), to the former Head of the Department of the same SE and to the Head of the private enterprise for allegedly committing crimes in a form of 1 million UAH embezzlement and forgery. The actions of the suspects were qualified under Part 5 Article 190 and Part 1 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

16.10.2017 00:00

NABU and SAPO detained owner of the enterprise that supplied fuel to the Ministry of Defense

On October 16, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained the actual owner of a private enterprise on suspicion of public funds embezzlement during the purchase of fuel for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

11.10.2017 02:40

NABU exposed corruption scheme of 149 million UAH public funds embezzlement in Ministry of Defense. Among the detainees is the Deputy Minister

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) have exposed the corruption scheme of 149 million UAH public funds embezzlement during the purchase of fuel for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. On October 11, 2017, the NABU Detectives under the procedural guidance of the SAPO prosecutors conducted a number of searches. As a result, two persons – the Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine and the Director of the Department of State Procurement and Supply of Material Resources of the Ministry of Defense were detained on suspicion of involvement in the crime.

06.10.2017 01:00

NABU jointly with the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau of Poland will combat cross-border corruption

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Republic of Poland (CBA) will jointly prevent and combat cross-border corruption. The relevant agreement was signed by the Director of the Lviv Territorial Office of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Taras Lopushansky and the Director of the Cabinet of the Head of CBA Ivona Chernets at a meeting in Lviv on October 6, 2017.

04.10.2017 02:30

Recent amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine if signed by the President, will paralyze activities of investigatory authorities

The Draft Law № 6232 on amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, adopted by Ukrainian Parliament in second reading on October 3, contains a number of contradictions that may paralyze the work of investigatory authorities in case the amendments to the Code come into force.

29.09.2017 00:00

NABU continues pre-trial investigation of the so-called Party of Region “black ledger” case

As the result of the work of the joint investigative group of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Department of Special Investigations of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (GPO), a former Member of Parliament (MP) from the Party of Regions and an assistant of another MP from the Party of Regions were given notices of suspicion.

27.09.2017 00:00

Anti-Corruption Court must be established this year - Artem Sytnуk

The delay of the Anti-Corruption Court establishment can result into the whole anti-corruption reform failure. It was stressed by the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk at the expert discussion «Corruption Perception and Risks Assessment in Judiciary», which took place on September, 2017.

20.09.2017 20:21

NABU statement regarding misleading information communicated by the Prosecutor General of Ukraine

The statement of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, made during his briefing on September 20, 2017, on the illegal wiretapping of more than 150 people (including the Presidential bodyguards), which was supposedly done by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, is not true. 

11.09.2017 00:00

In 26 out of 86 NABU’s proceedings the trials have not started yet

Among 86 criminal proceedings sent by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) to courts, 23 decisions were passed only. 17 convictions came into force. It should also be noted that on September 1, 2017, the conviction as of Alihman Akhmedov came into force. Akhmedov was sentenced as an intermediary in proceeding as of the facts of receiving an improper advantage by the judge of the Severodonetsky City Court of Luhansk Region.

08.09.2017 00:00

NABU and Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate agreed on cooperation and information exchange

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) at the Prosecutor's Office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice Supreme Court of Cassation of Romania (Direcţia Naţională Anticorupţie, DNA) will strengthen cooperation in the area of detection and investigation of corruption offenses. The relevant Memorandum was signed by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk and the Chief Prosecutor of the DNA Laura Codruța Kövesi at a working meeting in Bucharest on September 7, 2017.

08.09.2017 00:00

NABU and SAPO detained persons involved in the public funds embezzlement of the SE EuroAmmonia

On September 8, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained three persons on suspicion of 40 million UAH public funds embezzlement of the State Enterprise (SE) EuroAmmonia (Ukrchimtransamiak). 

04.09.2017 00:00

Court sentenced one of the accused in the Severodonetsky City Court case up to 3 years’ imprisonment

The Rubizhanskyi City Court of Luhansk Region found Alikhman Akhmedov guilty of committing a crime under Part 2 Article 349-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and sentenced him to three years' imprisonment. He was an intermediary in the case of receiving an improper advantage by a judge of the Severodonetsky City Court of the Luhansk Region. The court decision came into force on September 1, 2017.