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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.
22.03.2018 00:00

NABU and SAPO work jointly disregarding provocations — Artem Sytnyk

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) work as one team. Therefore, none of the provocations can negatively affect the work of the anti-corruption authorities. This was emphasized by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the Conference «Implementation of anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine: stock-taking event», which took place on March 22, 2018, in Brussels (Belgium).

16.03.2018 00:00

185 million UAH seized in terms of the investigation of the «Krayan Plant case» was transferred to the ARMA

The funds in the amount of 185 million UAH were transferred to the National Agency of Ukraine for Finding, Tracing and Management of Assets Derived from Corruption and Other Crimes (АRМА). The abovementioned funds resulted from the sale of Odesa City Hall building of the Krayan Plant at inflated prices. On March 13, 2018, the judge of the Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv satisfied a request filed by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) for restoring seizure of funds. Also the court satisfied the request on transferring funds to the АRМА.

16.03.2018 00:00

NABU employees will strengthen cooperation with Europol and Eurojust

The employees of the   Legal Department  of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine visited the European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) in Hague (the Netherlands) on March 14-15, 2018. The visit was organized by the invitation of Eurojust and under project "European Union's Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine".

13.03.2018 00:00

NABU calls for the repeal of disputable amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) calls on the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to repeal the amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine (CPC), which paralyze the work of investigative authorities. The Members of Parliament are going to consider the Draft Law of Ukraine On the Amendments to Legislative Acts of Ukraine on the Improvement of Criminal Justice (№7547) dated February 5, 2018. The Draft Law proposes to cancel specific amendments to the CPC adopted in October 2017.

01.03.2018 00:00

Absence of sentences demotivates investors and society - Artem Sytnyk

It is important to make every effort to ensure the adoption of the Law On the High Anti-Corruption Court by the end of March 2018. It is equally important to take into consideration all the recommendations of the Venice Commission. Only in this case there is a chance to launch this court and give impetus to the continuation of anti-corruption reform by the end of the year. This was emphasized by the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk at the 14th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference Dragon Capital, which took place on March 1-2, 2018, in Kyiv.