Two private companies, exposed by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine after NABU provided evidence of their violation of competition law, paid UAH 77.2 million in fines to the state budget.
From April 17, 2022, due to the expiration of the office of NABU Director Artem Sytnyk, the respective powers will be temporarily executed by his First Deputy Gizo Uglava.
On April 16, 2022, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) exposed officers of the Security Service and the National Police in Ivano-Frankivsk region.
From the first day of its establishment, NABU has felt the support of the democratic world. But the help of foreign colleagues is especially important at a time when Ukraine is defending its independence in the war against russia.
"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."
On Feb. 23, 2022, the High Anti-Corruption Court found the former Deputy Minister for Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons guilty of fraud and incitement to bribery, sentencing him to 10 years in prison with confiscation of property.
On Feb. 10, 2022, the former director of the state enterprise "Market Operator" was notified of the end of the investigation into embezzling SE's UAH 2.15 million of which he is accused. The case materials were disclosed to the defense.
NABU is an effective pre-trial investigation body that has proven its ability to counter top-level corruption in the last seven years. Therefore, it is extremely important to maintain the achieved results and established good practices. This is the biggest challenge of 2022 and the key task for a new NABU Director. This was emphasized by Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau Artem Sytnyk at the presentation of NABU's results in the second half of 2021.
On Feb. 10, 2022, the deputy of the Kyiv City Council (chairman of one of the standing commissions of the Kyiv City Council), who was exposed by NABU and SAPO receiving UAH 1.39 million in undue benefit, was served with a suspicion notice signed by the Prosecutor General. Other persons exposed on Feb. 9, 2022 were served with charges as well.