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    Navalny publishes investigative report on Russian PM Medvedev`s ”secret empire”
    Mar02

    Navalny publishes investigative report on Russian PM Medvedev`s ”secret empire”

    Alexei Navalny`s Anti-Corruption Foundation claims Russian Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev has created one of the most sophisticated large-scale corruption schemes. The Foundation claims that Medvedev supervises several charities which have received RUB 70 billion (approximately $1.2 billion), Meduza reported.  Foundation claims that the money...

    Kyiv prosecutors launch probe against Energy Minister
    Mar02

    Kyiv prosecutors launch probe against Energy Minister

    Kyiv Prosecutor`s Office has opened a case against Ukraine`s Energy Minister Ihor Nasalyk into possible criminal offenses, according to an official statement by the prosecutor`s office, published by MP Viktoria Voytsitska on Facebook. ”Kyiv Prosecutor`s Office has informed me about the opening of criminal proceedings against the Minister of...

    Austrian prosecutors investigating siphoning UAH 12 bln from Ukrainian banks via Meinl Bank
    Mar01

    Austrian prosecutors investigating siphoning UAH 12 bln from Ukrainian banks via Meinl Bank

    Over a year ago, the lawyers at Center for Combating Corruption submitted to the Austrian law enforcement agencies a report on Meinl Bank`s participation in criminal schemes to launder funds from a number of Ukrainian banks and driving them to bankruptcy. Vienna prosecutor`s office is probing the involvement of Meinl Bank in the siphoning of...

    Thousands take to Moscow streets to remember opposition`s Nemtsov
    Feb26

    Thousands take to Moscow streets to remember opposition`s Nemtsov

    On February 26, Russians are taking part in a rally in the memory of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov; while those opposing repression against Ukraine are also part of the March, having formed a separate group, according to an UNIAN news agency correspondent in Russia. The rally expected to involve as many as 30,000 participants has been...

    Law enforcers blast fiscal officials for extorting UAH 70 mln for VAT refund
    Feb26

    Law enforcers blast fiscal officials for extorting UAH 70 mln for VAT refund

    The Ukrainian Security Service has launched a raid to expose the State Fiscal Service officials, who extorted UAH 70 million from businesses for non-hindered VAT refunds, the SBU press center reports. The law enforcers found that the employees of the structural units of a big taxpayers office at the SFS had been systemically demanding money from...

    Ukraine`s State structures ”lost” UAH 2.6 bln in 2016 – audit
    Feb24

    Ukraine`s State structures ”lost” UAH 2.6 bln in 2016 – audit

    Ukraine`s State Audit Service in 2016 conducted nearly 2,700 financial inspections at more than 2,400 enterprises, institutions and organizations, revealing losses of financial and material resources totaling more than UAH 2.6 billion, as published on the agency`s website. Budgets of all levels, public institutions, organizations, and enterprises...

    Anti-corruption agency may probe finances of Ukrainian Tax Service chief’s trip to see Trump oath
    Feb24

    Anti-corruption agency may probe finances of Ukrainian Tax Service chief’s trip to see Trump oath

    Head of the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) Natalia Korchak says her agency has received a request from Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk to probe into the finances of Ukrainian State Fiscal Service chief Roman Nasirov`s trip to attend the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. The request cites publicly...

    Ukrainian President appoints envoy to represent Ukraine at International Criminal Court hearings in suit against Russia
    Feb24

    Ukrainian President appoints envoy to represent Ukraine at International Criminal Court hearings in suit against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on the establishment of a Ukrainian delegation to participate in the International Criminal Court`s proceedings into the violation by Russia of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All forms of...

    Firtash released on EUR 125 mln bail on Friday
    Feb24

    Firtash released on EUR 125 mln bail on Friday

    A Vienna-based court has released Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on EUR 125 million bail, according to the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda, citing its own source close to the businessman`s defense. Firtash was detained on February 23 at the request of the U.S. authorities that demand his extradition, Ukrayinska Pravda wrote. Both...

    FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

    The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump`s associates and Russians known to U.S. intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple U.S. officials briefed on the matter tell CNN. But a White House official said late Thursday that the request was only...

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