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15.11.2021

Ex-Kyiv court judge case: indictment sent to court

On Nov. 15, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) issued an indictment regarding the ex-judge of the Dniprovskyi District Court of Kyiv, who demanded and received USD 150 thousand of improper advantage. The actions of the accused fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by authorized person in responsible position, accompanied by extortion”).

12.11.2021

Indictment regarding Kharkiv utility company head sent to court

On Nov. 12, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent an indictment regarding Director of one of Kharkiv's utility companies to court. He is accused of abuse of office, which caused almost UAH 1 million losses to the territorial community. The actions of the person fall under Part 2 of Art. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

10.11.2021

NABU retains institutional independence - statement in view of amendments to the Law "On the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine"

Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine", which took effect on Nov. 10, 2021, eliminate legal controversies provoked by the decision of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine to declare certain provisions of the Law unconstitutional.

09.11.2021

NABU meets colleagues from Armenia, shares experience of launching anti-corruption agency

Effective functional allocation and operational independence of structural units is the key to setting up an effective anti-corruption agency - said NABU Director Artem Sytnyk during a meeting with representatives of the Anti-Corruption Committee of Armenia and the Embassy of Armenia in Ukraine on Nov. 9, 2021.

03.11.2021

UAH 80 million in losses: former Odesa Regional Council official served with suspicion

On Nov. 3, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) served the former Head of the Property Relations Department of the Odesa Regional Council with a suspicion notice. He is charged with abuse of power resulting in UAH 80 million losses to the city. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

29.10.2021 01:00

HACC passes first prison sentence under plea deal

On Oct. 28, 2021, the High Anti-Corruption Court approved a plea deal, sentencing the former head of a branch of JSC "State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine" to 3.5 years in prison. The sentenced has also been stripped of the right to hold certain posts for 3 years and must pay a fine. This is for the first time in HACC's history, when a person has got a real prison term after a plea deal and not a suspended sentence.

29.10.2021

Attempted bribery of NABU, SAPO leadership: investigation of Ecology Minister completed

NABU and SAPO have completed a special investigation into the former Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources under President Yanukovych, who is suspected of an attempt to bribe the leadership of anti-corruption agencies to close criminal proceedings against him. On Oct. 28, 2021, the case materials were disclosed for review. The actions of the suspect fall under Part 3 Art. 27, Part 4 Art. 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.