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24.02.2020 15:37

Ukraine’s top anti-corruption official under fire from targets of his investigations

National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine head Artem Sytnyk speaks with the Kyiv Post on Feb. 18, 2020. Under pressure for alternatively doing too much and too little, Sytnyk explained the frustrations of his job and why Ukrainians get so little justice for the crimes committed against them.       

24.02.2020 00:00

36 suspects, 93 new cases - NABU results as of January 2020

The NABU Detectives have started pre-trial investigations as of 93 cases in January 2020. 36 persons are suspected of committing corruption crimes within criminal proceedings investigated by NABU and SAPO. Indictments as of 8 persons in 3 cases were sent to court. These are the results of NABU activities as of January 2020.

18.02.2020 08:57

Avakov, Kolomoyskyi and 216 more problems of Artem Sytnyk. Interview with the NABU Director

The storm clouds gather over the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, Artem Sytnyk. 216 Members of Parliament of Ukraine signed a draft resolution on his dismissal. In turn, G7 ambassadors released support statement for Artem Sytnyk.

07.02.2020 00:00

For six months of 2019, more persons were exposed on corruption than during 2018 — presentation of a report on NABU and SAPO activities

For six months of 2019, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave notices of suspicion to 84 persons. Indictments as of 76 people were sent to court. These figures indicate that the second half of 2019 was a period of intensification of NABU and SAPO work. It also indicates the transformation of the achievements of previous years into results.

04.02.2020 00:00

Head of Chernivtsi Regional Council was given a notice of suspicion on receiving an improper advantage

On February 4, 2020, as a result of pre-trial investigation conducted by the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave a notice of suspicion to the Head of Chernivtsi Regional Council. He is suspected on receiving an improper advantage (Part 4 Article 368 (Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by an official who occupies a responsible position) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

03.02.2020 00:00

NABU exposed official on the offer of a bribe to the State Reserve Agency Head

On January 31, 2020, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) jointly with the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (the SSU) exposed the Head of one of the Departments of the State Reserve Agency of Ukraine (SRAU). He was detained on giving USD 40 thousand of improper advantage to the SRAU Head.

31.01.2020 00:00

NABU exposed three persons on offering USD 5 mln bribe to the Head of State Property Fund of Ukraine

On January 29, 2020, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) exposed three persons on giving USD 50 thousand of improper advantage to the Head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPFU). They were detained in accordance with Article 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine.

28.01.2020 00:00

One of the participants of the Yanukovych`s criminal group was extradited to Ukraine

On January 27, 2020, the former Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine in the administration of former President Viktor Yanukovych was extradited from Georgia. It happened in framework of investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of embezzlement of the liquefied gas, owned by Ukrgasvydobuvannia PJSC and Ukrnafta PJSC. The ex-official is suspected of committing crimes under Part 4 Article 28, Part 5 Article 191, and Part 1 Article 255 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

24.01.2020 00:00

"Krayan Plant case": number of suspects increased

On January 24, 2020, 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 four persons involved in embezzlement of UAH 92 million from Odesa Сity budget during purchasing of the buildings of the "Holding Company "Krayan" OJSC.

23.01.2020 00:00

Six persons are suspected of UAH 54 million funds embezzlement

On January 22, 2020, 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 six persons involved in the embezzlement and legalization of more than UAH 54.179 million from the state budget of Ukraine. The actions of the suspects are qualified under Part 5 Article 191, Part 3 Article 209 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post” and “Legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime”).