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18.11.2017 00:00

34 out of almost 100 NABU’s proceedings: the trials have not started yet

The trials haven’t started yet regarding 34 of the criminal proceedings in which the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine completed the pre-trial investigation and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office sent the indictments to courts. In some cases, the trial hasn’t started for more than a year and a half. For example, in criminal proceeding, as of the case of officials of the Vasylkivska Regional State Administration of Kyiv Region, the trials have not begun yet and it lasts for more than a few months. At the same time, the scheduled court hearings didn`t happened for various reasons. The trial as of the case of the Director of Limited Liability Company (LLC) Zaporizhye Titanium and Magnesium Combine (accused of abusing of official position) has not been started for more than 12 months.

16.11.2017 00:00

NABU representatives studied best practices of the anti-corruption world leaders

To establish professional relations at the international level and to learn the newest means and methods of combating corruption, the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk jointly with law enforcement officers of European countries took part in the European Partners against Corruption (EPAC) and European contact-point network against corruption (EACN) 17th Professional Conference and session of the General Assembly. The events took place on November 15-17, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.

16.11.2017 00:00

NABU detained the eighth suspect involved in funds embezzlement of Ukrainian Wall Project

On November 15, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) conducted a number of searches. As a result, the person involved in embezzlement of funds 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 detained.

15.11.2017 19:47

This November NABU`s work could be completely paralyzed due to the politicians’ irresponsibility

The signing of the Law №6232 by the President of Ukraine will lead to collapse of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) work as well as the work of other law enforcement agencies. It will also paralyze the judicial system of Ukraine.
12.11.2017 01:40

Gas case: indictment against SFS head sent to court

On November 10, 2017, indictments as of the Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS) and the Head of the Debt Redemption Department of the SFS were sent to court by the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO). The Head of SFS is suspected of committing crimes under Part 2 Article 364, Part 1 Article 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (CCU) and the Head of the Debt Redemption Department of  SFS is suspected of committing crimes under Part 5 Article 27, Part 2 Article 364 of the CCU. The pre-trial investigation in this criminal proceeding was completed on July 28, 2017.  The suspects and the defense were getting aquainted with  the documents of the pre-trial investigation for more than 3 months.

04.11.2017 00:00

NABU detained the Head of the Commercial Court of Sumy Region

On November 1, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the Security Service of Ukraine officials and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained the Head of the Commercial Court of Sumy Region on receiving an improper advantage in the amount of 26.6 thousand USD.

03.11.2017 00:00

NABU has the sum total of evidence in the «backpacks` case» - Artem Sytnyk

All criminal proceedings investigated by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have one thing in common: they relate to top-level officials that were previously immune. As the result of this all of the Bureau’s cases are surrounded with speculations. This was stressed by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the hearings of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Corruption Prevention and Counteraction, held on November 3, 2017. "Recently, the attention of the public has been focused on the investigation of the so-called "backpacks’ case".  The actions of the NABU were criticized due to alleged illegality of the evidence. Therefore, I want to say that the video, which became public and was passed to the NABU for examination, is valid and admissible evidence in this case. But it is not the only evidence," emphasized Artem Sytnyk.

31.10.2017 00:00

"Backpacks’ case": ex-deputy minister and two other persons were detained on suspicion of 14 million UAH public funds embezzlement

On October 31, 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) conducted a number of searches.  As the result, three persons were detained on suspicion of 14 million UAH public funds embezzlement – the former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (MIA), a representative of the winning company-supplier of tactical backpacks for the MIA and one more person.

25.10.2017 01:00

Former Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex was given a notice of suspicion for involvement in Energoatom`s case

On October 25, 2017, 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) gave notices of suspicion to the former Member of Parliament (MP) of Ukraine and to his alleged accomplice – the Head of one of the Departments of the State Enterprise (SE) «National Nuclear Energy Generating Company (NNEGC) «Energoatom» for allegedly committing crimes under Part 5 Article 191 (Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post»).

20.10.2017 01:00

NABU prevented MP Boryslav Rosenblat taking abroad materials important for the investigation of the "amber case"

On October 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) prevented an attempt of Member of Parliament (MP) Boryslav Rosenblat to take abroad materials of the pre-trial investigation of the so-called "amber case". The NABU Detectives also ensured his participation in the court hearing as of prolonging his preventive measure.