Western diplomats urged Ukraine to complete key anti-corruption and judicial reforms in a quick, fair and transparent way at the “Seven Years of Anti-Corruption Reforms” conference in Kyiv on Dec. 9.
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On June 30, 2021, NABU and SAPO referred an indictment against the former First Deputy Head of the State Migration Service of Ukraine to court. The actions of the accused fall under Part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The ex-official is charged with committing a criminal offense in 2017 that was recorded after NABU's undercover operation intended to reveal corruption in the migration sphere.
"For almost 6 years of our work, we have tracked down Ukrainian corruption in about 80 countries. These are the countries where participants in NABU cases, namely high-ranking officials, took the funds stolen in Ukraine and later legalized them. It is difficult to name the amount that has been siphoned off from Ukraine through corruption schemes. We can assume we are talking about billions," said Artem Sytnyk, Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, during the III International Criminal Law Forum.
A Ukrainian prosecutor has refused to bring an investigation into one of the largest energy schemes in modern Ukrainian history to court, despite clear evidence of corruption, detectives say, - more about the case in the article KyivPost.
It should have been a good case. Evidence of a crime, billions of dollars in public losses and an oligarch-owned corporation allegedly controlling state bodies like marionettes. But for all of the new government’s reformist posturing, it refuses to cut the strings,- more about the case in the article KyivPost.
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.
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.
In “Eurointegrators,” media expert and ex-Deputy Minister for Information Policy of Ukraine Tetiana Popova sits down with diplomats, heads of international organizations, and Ukrainian power brokers to discuss Ukraine’s European integration.In this episode, the guests are Artem Sytnyk, Head of the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, and Volodymyr Petrakovsky – Ukraine’s former Prosecutor General.The show is produced by a Ukrainian NGO Information Security and Oboz.TV.
“Corruption-related cases that involve senior officials of the Prosecutor General’s Office are in our investigative jurisdiction, and we will keep investigating these cases. Whatever incidents may arise, they can’t affect our position,” Artem Sytnyk, head of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), tells bne IntelliNews in an exclusive interview in his Kyiv office.