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08.06.2021 00:00

Effective international cooperation is crucial in finding and recovering siphoned off assets - Artem Sytnyk

In six years, the National Bureau has sent 944 requests for international legal assistance to more than 75 countries. This indicates not only the spread of Ukrainian corruption in the world but also shows that without international cooperation the fight against corruption is impossible. 

04.06.2021 00:00

Results of the online voting for NABU's COC-2021

On May 28, 2021, the online voting for the new composition of NABU's Civil Oversight Council (COC) took place. The results have been published on National Bureau's official website in accordance with the Regulations on the Civil Oversight Council at the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine. The voting kicked off at 9 a.m. and lasted for 12 hours. 

03.06.2021 00:00

Third attempt to bribe State Property Fund Head: case materials sent to court

NABU has completed the probe into an attempt by a former Mykolaivoblenerho JSC (70% state-owned) official to give an improper advantage to the head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine. On June 3, 2021, SAPO Prosecutors filed an indictment drawn up by NABU Detectives to court. The actions of the accused fall under Part 4 Article 369 (offering, promising or giving an illegal benefit to an official) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

03.06.2021 00:00

Ex-Security Service officer in Odesa region suspected of extortion and receipt of USD 80 thousand

On June 3, 2021, the NABU Detectives, SSU Internal Security, and SAPO Prosecutors served a notice of suspicion to a former Security Service senior investigator in Odesa region who extorted and accepted USD 80 thousand of improper advantage. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

03.06.2021 00:00

Anti-corruption agencies urge President to veto changes to e-declaration law - common statement by NABU and NACP

Bill №4651 passed today by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and allegedly intended to renew imprisonment for false assets declaration, not only complicates the prosecution of officials, but also lets them completly ignore it.
02.06.2021 00:00

Attempt to bribe State Land Cadastre Head: probe completed

The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) have completed a pre-trial investigation as of the facts of an attempt to give an improper advantage to the Head of the State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre (State Land Cadastre).

28.05.2021 00:00

Despite the change of political elites, the resistance to NABU is growing - Artem Sytnyk

The resistance to anti-corruption institutions in Ukraine is gaining momentum. This was emphasized by the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau Artem Sytnyk during the online discussion "Anti-Corruption and Judicial Reform: Progress Assessment and Current Challenges" that took place May 27, 2021.

27.05.2021 00:00

"Derzhinvestproekt" case: ex-chairman's brother suspected of money laundering through land scheme

On May 26, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified the brother of the ex-head of the State Agency for Investment and Management of National Projects (Derzhinvestproekt) of suspicion of organized crime and money laundering. His actions fall under Part 1 Article 255, Part 3 Article 27, Part 4 Article 28, Part 3 Article 209 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. He is the second close relative of the ex-Derzhinvestproekt head involved in a corrupt scheme to misappropriate funds allocated for the implementation of national projects.
25.05.2021 00:00

Seven new suspects in "VAB Bank" case

On May 24, 2021, NABU and SAPO notified six National Bank officials of suspicion of abusing their office by granting a UAH 1.2 billion stabilization loan to PJSC "VAB Bank" (Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). One more notice of suspicion (Article 191 of the CCU) was served to a representative of the appraiser company, which assisted the bank's beneficial owner in obtaining a stabilization loan. Thus, the total number of people involved in the scheme to misappropriate UAH 1.2 billion has reached 17 people.

21.05.2021 00:00

Support of international partners and society is crucial in our fight against corruption - Artem Sytnyk

"The anti-corruption infrastructure - NABU, SAPO, HACC, NACP - has been set up in Ukraine and is successfully operating. Nonetheless, we constantly feel pressure; there are permanent attempts to destroy the independence of anti-corruption bodies. Due to the support of international partners and civil society, we remain independent in our investigations and keep exposing top-level corruption. People have finally seen the long-awaited sentences," Artem Sytnyk said at a panel discussion “Eastern Partnership: Crisis and Opportunities”, May 20, 2021.