The indictment as of three officials of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) "Ukrzaliznytsia" (two former and one acting) and one representative of the Limited Liability Company (LLC) "Wog Aero Jet"* was sent to court. These persons are accused of causing 92 million UAH damage to PJSC "Ukrzaliznytsia" during the purchase of diesel fuel at inflated prices.
The decision of the Sixth Administrative Court of Appeal confirmed that the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) lawfully refused to provide certified copies of Memorandum of Understanding between the NABU and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at the request of a non-governmental organization "Pravova derzhava". This is stated in the decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal dated March 13, 2019. The decision has come into force the same day.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) completed the pre-trial investigation of the case as of the facts of submitting false data to e-declarations by the ex-Head of the State Ecological Inspection of Ukraine. On January 22, 2019, the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) sent the indictment to the Pechersky District Court of Kyiv for consideration on merits.
On November 19, 2018, the indictment as of the judge of one of the district courts of the Luhansk Region was sent to the Starobilsky District Court of Luhansk Region. The abovementioned judge was exposed on receiving an improper advantage in August 2018.
On November 13, 2018, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office drawn up an indictment and then sent it to court. It was according to the results of the pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceedings as of the facts of demanding and attempt to receive 26.6 thousands USD of improper advantage by the judge of the Commercial Court of Sumy Region, On July 26, 2018, the defence was granted with access to the materials of the criminal proceeding for review.
As of October 31, 2018, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) investigate 730 criminal proceedings. 276 persons are accused of committing criminal corruption offences within 166 cases, which were sent to court.
On October 5, 2018, the indictment as of 8 persons (including Odesa City Mayor) was sent to Malynovsky District Court of Odesa. These persons are accused of embezzlement of 185 million UAH from Odesa Сity budget during purchasing of the buildings of the Open Joint Stock Company (OJSC) «Holding Company «Krayan».
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) completed a pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of receiving 16 thousand USD improper advantage by two judges of one of the District Courts of Dnipro. On January 11, 2018, the indictment as of abovementioned judges and two more persons was sent to court.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) proved the agreement between Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) Azot and PJSC Cherkasyoblenergo invalid. Due to this agreement , the State suffered losses of more than 57 million UAH. On August 3, 2017, the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine supported corresponding NABU`s claim in full amount, leaving unchanged the decisions of trial court and appellate court.
Along with latest discussions in media about possible establishment of a Specialized Аnti-Corruption Court, and discussions among international partners of Ukraine, some members of parliament and high-ranking public officials are deliberately lobbying an opinion as though establishment of a separate Court is unjustified, costly, and time-consuming process. As an alternative, they propose to develop anti-corruption chambers within existing courts of general jurisdiction. There is a strong reason to believe, that the statement of the President of European Commission, noting that the European Union considers it sufficient to create a Special Anti-Corruption Chamber is a consequence of a targeted attempt to mislead Ukraine’s European partners.