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    Interpol removes Arbuzov from wanted list – lawyer
    May19

    Interpol removes Arbuzov from wanted list – lawyer

    The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) has withdrawn from its wanted list another official of Yanukovych`s regime, former Acting Prime Minister Serhiy Arbuzov, the press service of Arbuzov told UNIAN with reference to his lawyers. ”Interpol has stopped the international search for our client, which means the restoration of...

    Security Service of Ukraine detains corrupt head of penal colony in Zhytomyr region
    May19

    Security Service of Ukraine detains corrupt head of penal colony in Zhytomyr region

    The SBU Security Service of Ukraine together with the Military Prosecutor`s Office have detained a deputy chief of a penal colony in Zhytomyr region for systematic bribery by taking money from prisoners` relatives, the SBU reported. For a bribe, the major of the Internal Service guaranteed the release of convicted persons on parole. The sum of...

    Former Privatbank owner: PrivatBank`s billions ”disappeared” under ”close supervision” by National Bank deputy governor
    May16

    Former Privatbank owner: PrivatBank`s billions ”disappeared” under ”close supervision” by National Bank deputy governor

    Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky, one of the former stockholders of Ukraine`s largest PrivatBank, has commented on the investigation by Skhemy (Schemes) journalists, stating that shortly before the bank`s nationalization in December 2016, some UAH 110 billion, or US$4.16, had been withdrawn to the accounts of front companies. See also:...

    Dutch prosecutors: Russia, Ukraine making MH17 probe ”difficult”
    May16

    Dutch prosecutors: Russia, Ukraine making MH17 probe ”difficult”

    The investigation into the MH17 disaster is in a difficult phase and far from over, the Public Prosecutor wrote in a digital magazine meant to keep the victims` relatives informed about what is happening in the MH17 file, according to NLTimes. The investigators are having trouble getting data from the Ukrainian secret service and cooperation with...

    Mass clashes in Ukraine between Army veterans and pro-Russian criminal groups supported by police (Video). Dnipro police chief dismissed, Prosecutor General’s Office starts investigation
    May10

    Mass clashes in Ukraine between Army veterans and pro-Russian criminal groups supported by police (Video). Dnipro police chief dismissed, Prosecutor General’s Office starts investigation

    Criminal charges will be brought against the so-called ”titushky” (criminalized groups, traditionally used for provocations during mass protests for a certain reward, term derives from the surname of Vadym Titushko, who attacked journalists of the 5th Channel in 2013), who assaulted ATO veterans (veterans of Donbas war). Ukrainians outraged that...

    Two-thirds of funds recovered from Yanukovych team can be used only after budget revision – finance ministry
    May10

    Two-thirds of funds recovered from Yanukovych team can be used only after budget revision – finance ministry

    Some US$1.1 billion, or about UAH 30 billion, confiscated from former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his entourage have been transferred to the account of the State Treasury; however, revenue exceeding the target can only be used after the amendments are made to State Budget, according to the Ukrainian Finance Ministry`s website. The...

    Interpol rejects Russia`s appeal to put former prime minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on international wanted list
    May04

    Interpol rejects Russia`s appeal to put former prime minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on international wanted list

    Interpol has officially turned down the appeal by the Russian Federation to put on the international wanted list former prime minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine`s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on Twitter Wednesday. Posting a copy of Interpol General Secretariat`s notice stating that the data contained in the NCB Moscow`s...

    Top management, shareholders of 2 bankrupt banks steal UAH 4 bln from accounts – Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine
    May03

    Top management, shareholders of 2 bankrupt banks steal UAH 4 bln from accounts – Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine

    Criminal investigation is under way by the Prosecutor General`s Office of Ukraine into the embezzlement by officials and shareholders of PJSC CB Pivdencombank and PJSC Terra Bank of funds totaling more than UAH 4 billion, which brought both financial institutions to insolvency, as reported by the PGO`s press office. ”The Office for Investigation...

    SBU detains group of people suspected of plotting acts of terror, sabotage in Odesa
    May02

    SBU detains group of people suspected of plotting acts of terror, sabotage in Odesa

    Ukraine`s SBU Security Service together with Alpha special force in Odesa has detained today, May 2, a group of local residents who are reasonably suspected of plotting terrorist attacks, acts of sabotage, and provocation, according to the SBU`s press center, an UNIAN correspondent reports. Operational and investigative actions are ongoing. Law...

    Kurchenko schemes: Prosecutor`s office puts on wanted list former top managers of Odesa refinery
    May01

    Kurchenko schemes: Prosecutor`s office puts on wanted list former top managers of Odesa refinery

    Prosecutor`s Office in Odesa region has put on wanted list former general and executive directors of Odesa Oil Refinery, who were involved inthe so-called ”Kurchenko schemes” aimed at a theft of petroleum products, according to the press service of the prosecutor`s office. The top managers have been charged with tax evasion within the criminal...

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