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    Ukraine politicians unwilling to share details about Yanukovych`s schemes – FBI
    Dec16

    Ukraine politicians unwilling to share details about Yanukovych`s schemes – FBI

    An FBI agent says Ukrainian politicians are unwilling to share information about former President Viktor Yanukovych`s schemes, according to the Ukrainian-language media outlet, Radio Svoboda (Radio Liberty). The FBI`s Supervisory Special Agent Karen Greenaway said at the Third Asset Recovery Conference in Kyiv on December 15, that the biggest...

    ”It needs to be disguised and taken away”: General Prosecutor Office releases records of intercepted calls between two suspects in MH17 case
    Dec16

    ”It needs to be disguised and taken away”: General Prosecutor Office releases records of intercepted calls between two suspects in MH17 case

    First Deputy General Prosecutor Dmytro Storozhuk has told a Kyiv briefing that the Joint Investigation Team is ready to ensure protection of all witnesses who can provide information on those involved in the destruction of the Malaysian Airlines passenger aircraft. Also, the PGO released audio recordings of conversations between the persons...

    Crime against Ukrainians: U.S. Ambassador on money stolen by Yanukovych
    Dec15

    Crime against Ukrainians: U.S. Ambassador on money stolen by Yanukovych

    Ambassador of the United States to Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch has branded the illegal withdrawal of assets from Ukraine by ex-top officials during the Viktor Yanukovych rule a crime against the Ukrainian citizens. The diplomat agreed with the idea that asset recovery cases are ”complicated” because there is the ”need for justice and getting the...

    Ukrainian Interior Minister not to resign after five policemen dead in shooting between police and state guard service
    Dec15

    Ukrainian Interior Minister not to resign after five policemen dead in shooting between police and state guard service

    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has said that he will not resign because of a shooting incident in the village of Kniazhychi in Kyiv region`s Brovary district, where five law enforcement officers were killed, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”There has been speculation about my resignation for a long time. I will draw conclusions and...

    Dirty Russian money buying influence in EU – members of the European Parliament
    Dec15

    Dirty Russian money buying influence in EU – members of the European Parliament

    MEPs from the main groups in the European Parliament have raised the alarm over illicit Russian money in Europe and its use to influence European politics, according to EU Observer. The larger, $1 billion scam, which involved fraudulent VAT refunds by the same group of Russian tax officials and mafia enforcers, was documented by Novaya Gazeta, a...

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”
    Dec14

    Head of Ukraine`s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office faces corruption charges in case of Party of Regions` ”black accounts”

    Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office Nazar Kholodnitskiy has signed a suspicion notice against the Chairman of the Central Election Commission, Mykhailo Okhendovskiy, ZN.UA reported citing an informed source. The detectives plan to hand the suspicion notice over to the official in Boryspil airport, upon his arrival from...

    Pentagon: Coalition airstrike in Syria kills 2 men behind Paris attacks
    Dec14

    Pentagon: Coalition airstrike in Syria kills 2 men behind Paris attacks

    A coalition precision airstrike conducted on December 4 in Raqqa, Syria, resulted in the deaths of three ISIL leaders directly involved in facilitating external terror operations and recruiting foreign fighters. Two of those targeted – Salah Gourmat, and Sammy Djedou – were involved in facilitating the November 13, 2015, terrorist...

    Ukrainians are ready not pay bribes in order to stop corruption
    Dec13

    Ukrainians are ready not pay bribes in order to stop corruption

    2016 Global Corruption Barometer survey from Transparency International showed that 29% of Ukrainians are ready to not pay bribes, in order to stop corruption. While according to the previous 2013 Global Corruption Barometer survey (before the Revolution of Dignity) one in three Ukrainians were ready to go to the streets to fight corruption, this...

    Charitable foundation illegally sold 580 tonnes of humanitarian aid in Kyiv region
    Dec13

    Charitable foundation illegally sold 580 tonnes of humanitarian aid in Kyiv region

    The Prosecutor`s Office of Kyiv region revealed 580 tonnes of humanitarian aid, which a charitable foundation had sold to various companies instead of its free distribution to the vulnerable population, the office`s press service wrote. According to the law enforcers, the officials of one of the charities in Kyiv region over 2015-2016 imported...

    Russia`s big cheat – investigation of Russian doping of athletes by The Washington Post
    Dec12

    Russia`s big cheat – investigation of Russian doping of athletes by The Washington Post

    For millennia, rules have been at the core of athletic competition. Not that they haven`t been broken, but the Olympics still stand for the principle of human striving on a level playing field, or the primacy of rules, according to The Washington Post. This is why the final report of Richard H. McLaren`s investigation into Russian doping of...

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