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09.11.2021 00:00

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 00:00

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 00:00

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.

27.10.2021 00:00

Anti-corruption agencies join forces in the fight against corruption - Artem Sytnyk

Decisions of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine aimed at decriminalizing the articles on e-declaration and illicit enrichment dealt a serious blow to anti-corruption reform, but failed to stop it. This was stated by NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the Discussion "Constitutional crisis in Ukraine: a year later" attended, inter alia, by the leadership of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, and the High Anti-Corruption Court on Oct. 27, 2021.

26.10.2021 00:00

Attempted bribery of StateGeoCadastre Head: case sent to court

On Oct. 26, 2021, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) issued an indictment against the acting head of one of the territorial departments of the State Service of Ukraine for Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre (StateGeoCadastre) and an intermediary. Their actions fall under Part 4 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

22.10.2021 00:00

NABU completes investigation into 17 ha land theft scheme

NABU and SAPO have completed an investigation of the former acting director of a state enterprise and the Head of the Main Department of the State Geocadastre in Vinnytsia region. Both are charged with stealing 17.11 hectares of especially valuable land, which caused UAH 11.6 million in damage to the State. The actions of the suspects fall under Part 5 Art. 191 and Part 1 Art. 366 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.