A criminal organization headed by former Ukrspyrt director Mykhailo Labutin plotted terrorist attacks on state institutions, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has said.
Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have detained several employees of three commercial enterprises in Lviv on suspicion of stealing natural gas worth more than UAH 1.4 billion, the bureau's press service has reported.
Ukrainian police stopped the activities of 172 organized crime groups and exposed 13 gangs of bandits last year.
The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) cannot confirm or deny the authenticity of a document made public by the Al Jazeera television channel regarding the confiscation of $1.5 billion of the funds that belonged to the entourage of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.
Vyshgorod District Court in Kyiv region has detained Yuriy Rossoshansky, a suspect in the murder of lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska, for 60 days without an alternative to post bail.
Lawyer and human rights activist Iryna Nozdrovska has been buried in the village of Demydiv in Kyiv region, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
The Ukrainian police solved 89% of 1,500 murder cases in 2017.
A man detained in the case about the murder of human rights activist Iryna Nozdrovska has been served a notice of suspicion, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has reported Facebook.
Law enforcers are considering four major scenarios during the investigation into the murder of lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska.
Following the announcement of a list of 120 people involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, they will be formally notified of suspicion, Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General Yevhen Yenin has said in a comment to Ukrinform.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has said he considers the murder of lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska as a test for society regarding the ability to protect women activists.
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The murderers of journalist Pavel Sheremet have not been identified yet.
The National Police hired 10,646 new employees in 2017.
Ukraine is preparing to obtain Western military equipment, but its own defense industry remains "mired in corruption," journalist Askold Krushelnycky has written in an article for Foreign Policy, according to Voice of America.