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    Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers – Reuters
    Dec29

    Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers – Reuters

    A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine`s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odesa is herself being investigated for corruption, reads an exclusive report by Reuters. Roman Nasirov, the head of Ukraine`s Fiscal Service, which is spearheading the probe, told Reuters...

    Head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine: only 5% of court decisions executed in Ukraine in past 20 years
    Dec27

    Head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine: only 5% of court decisions executed in Ukraine in past 20 years

    Head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine Yaroslav Romanyuk has told RBC Ukraine that only 5% of all court rulings issued in Ukraine have been executed, while the authorities deliberately delay such execution. ”Over the past 20 years, the level of execution of court decisions has not exceeded 5%. This is being done deliberately. Courts issue their...

    Hackers attacked website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science
    Dec26

    Hackers attacked website of Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science

    A DDoS attack was initiated over the weekend but the website of the Ministry of Education and Science is still unavailable to users, according to the ministry`s press service. ”Unfortunately, the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine is temporarily down for technical reasons,” the press service wrote on Facebook this...

    Hike in crime rate in Kyiv region makes regional council intervene in ”right to carry arms” issue
    Dec26

    Hike in crime rate in Kyiv region makes regional council intervene in ”right to carry arms” issue

    On December 23, 2016, at the initiative of the deputy of Kyiv Regional Council Ivan Stupak, an appeal to the President of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine was adopted at an extraordinary meeting, demanding urgent consideration and adoption of Law of Ukraine ”On civil arms and ammunition,” which has not been...

    Kyiv district court grants National Anti-corruption Bureau`s access to e-declaration database
    Dec23

    Kyiv district court grants National Anti-corruption Bureau`s access to e-declaration database

    Kyiv`s Solomyansky district court has ruled that agents of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) can have access to government workers` electronic declarations as part of a criminal investigation into alleged illicit enrichment. The National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC), which is the operator of the e-declaration,...

    Passengers seen leaving hijacked Libyan plane at Malta Airport
    Dec23

    Passengers seen leaving hijacked Libyan plane at Malta Airport

    Passengers begin leaving hijacked Afriqiyah Airways A320 plane at Malta Airport, according to BBC News. Maltese authorities say there are women and children, the BBC reported on Twitter. Later, Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat wrote on Twitter that all passengers and some crew members had been released. As UNIAN news agency reported...

    Libyan plane hijacked, lands in Malta
    Dec23

    Libyan plane hijacked, lands in Malta

    An Afriqiyah Airways A320 with around 120 people on board has just landed in Malta after it was hijacked, according to Times of Malta. The plane was on an internal flight from Sebha to Tripoli and diverted by a hijacker who claimed to have a hand grenade, Times of Malta reports. A total of 111 passengers and seven crew members are on board the...

    Germany arrests two on terror charges – BBC
    Dec23

    Germany arrests two on terror charges – BBC

    Two men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning an attack on a shopping center in Oberhausen near the Dutch border, police say, according to BBC News. The brothers, aged 31 and 28 and born in Kosovo, were detained early on Friday in Duisburg, BBC News reports. Germany is on high alert after Monday`s attack in Berlin, which left 12...

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to pay U.S. Government $519 mln for allegedly bribing foreign officials, including in Ukraine
    Dec23

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to pay U.S. Government $519 mln for allegedly bribing foreign officials, including in Ukraine

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries agreed to pay more than $519 million to settle U.S. criminal and civil allegations that the company bribed overseas officials to gain business for its medications, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday, Reuters reports. The company paid millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Mexico, Russia and...

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine names three theories about Kniazhychi police shooting incident
    Dec23

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine names three theories about Kniazhychi police shooting incident

    Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has named three theories about a police shooting incident in the village of Kniazhychi in Kyiv region, when five members of the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies were shot dead early in December, according to an UNIAN news agency correspondent. The preliminary assessment of the events shows that the...

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