The representatives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine, the Office of the Prosecutor General, the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office have completed Leadership training. The training was organized by the UK’s College of Policing with the the support of the National Crime Agency and British Embassy Kyiv. On October 11, 2019, Melinda Simmons, British Ambassador to Ukraine, presented participants with correspodense certificates.
Exposing corruption schemes requires constant interaction between law enforcement and the public. Therefore, effective communication between each other is extremely important. The meeting of representatives of the World Bank and the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine with media in Odesa took place on September 27, 2019. The participants discussed the results and perspectives of the implementation of anti-corruption reform, the World Bank’s support in the fight against corruption in Ukraine, as well as the role of media in the combating corruption.
On January 15, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) gave notices of suspicion to 7 persons. They are suspected of 93.27 million UAH public funds embezzlement of the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) «Ukrzaliznytsia» (Ukrainian railways).
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) at the Prosecutor's Office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice Supreme Court of Cassation of Romania (Direcţia Naţională Anticorupţie, DNA) will strengthen cooperation in the area of detection and investigation of corruption offenses. The relevant Memorandum was signed by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk and the Chief Prosecutor of the DNA Laura Codruța Kövesi at a working meeting in Bucharest on September 7, 2017.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has proved that Ukraine continues to fight corruption. Its investigations of large-scale corruption cases at big State Enterprises and the facts of exposing the illegal activities of top-level officials are the best proof. These are the reasons Ukrainians from all over the world support the activities of the NABU, and the governments of foreign states support the idea of establishment of the High Specialized Anti-Corruption Court in Ukraine. This institution is to become the final accord in all the cases, conducted by other anti-corruption authorities. This was emphasized by Eugene Czolij, the President of the World Congress of Ukrainians (UWC), during his visit to the NABU, which took place on August 31, 2017.
On July 28, 2017, the Territorial Office of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine was opened in Kharkiv. The address of Kharkiv Territorial Office, where an appeal office works, is Moskovsky Prospekt, 140, Kharkiv. Later on the workplaces for the Detectives and the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) will be equipped.
On June 30, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-Corruption prosecutors completed the pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of receiving an improper advantage by the 2 officials of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU). The abovementioned persons are suspected of committing a crime under Part 4 Article 368 and Part 3 Article 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Accepting an offer, promise or receiving an improper advantage by an official»). On the same day the indictment was sent to the court.
Over the next two years the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA) (International Corruption Unit) will cooperate in investigations related to money laundering, international asset recovery and Ukrainian high-level officials’ bribery and corruption. This is stated in the Memorandum of Understanding between the NABU and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was signed on June 29,2017, by the NABU Director Artem Sytnyk and the Head of the FBI Criminal Division Matthew Moon.
On June 19, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the officers of the Department of Economic Security of the National Police of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors detained the Deputy of Regional Council of Khmelnytsky Region – the Deputy Head of one of the Standing Committees. He is suspected of committing crimes under Part 2 Article 15, Part 4 Article 190 (Fraud), Part 4 Article 27, Part 2 Article 15, Part 4 Article 369 («Offer, promise, or give improper advantage to official») of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
On June 14, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) jointly with the officers of the National Police Economic Defense Department under the procedural guidance of the Anti-Corruption prosecutors detained a judge of the Brovarsky City and District Court of Kyiv Region on receiving an improper advantage.