Artem Sytnyk

18.04.2022 00:00

"I don't think anyone was 100% ready to be NABU’s director. That's why I was constantly learning," - Artem Sytnyk

The interview was recorded in Artem Sytnyk's last working week as the war went on and NABU operated under the martial law. The detectives have focused not only on anti-corruption work but also on joint activities with other agencies fighting against the russian occupiers. In this interview, Artem Sytnyk dwells on his seven years as NABU Director, the challenges and establishment of the Bureau, the implementation of anti-corruption reform and the vision of NABU development.

16.04.2022 00:00

The application of anti-corruption practices in all spheres of life is crucial for the country's reconstruction. NABU is ready to lead the process - Artem Sytnyk

"After the victory over the Russian occupier, Ukraine will face no less difficult challenge - the fight against corruption," says NABU Director Artem Sytnyk. "There are still many battles ahead. NABU is ready for them."

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.

20.09.2021 00:00

There are no exceptions to anti-corruption legislation, - Artem Sytnyk

Compliance with the requirements of anti-corruption legislation is mandatory for every official, regardless of position or political connections. This was emphasized by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk at the panel discussion “Protecting the economy from the influence of organized crime” in the framework of the V Kharkiv International Legal Forum, held on September 20, 2021.

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. 

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.

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.
 
15.04.2021 00:00

NABU and British Government step up cooperation in combating corruption in Ukraine

"The G7 is still highly interested in the fight against corruption in Ukraine. We closely monitor the latest developments around the National Bureau and other anti-corruption bodies in Ukraine," said Melinda Simmons, the British Ambassador to Ukraine, during a visit to the National Bureau. It should be noted that the UK currently holds the G7 Precedency.

19.03.2021 00:00

250 NABU Detectives, 40 SAPO prosecutors face old system revolt, - NABU Director

"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.