Crime

20 August 2020

17 August 2020

SBU detains 'Islamic State' member

SBU detains 'Islamic State' member

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has detained in Zhytomyr a member of the international terrorist organization "Islamic State" who is on Interpol's international wanted list, the SBU's press service has reported.

12 August 2020

SBU detains foreigner wanted by Interpol for kidnapping

SBU detains foreigner wanted by Interpol for kidnapping

Counterintelligence officers from Ukraine's SBU Security Service have detained in Kharkiv a foreigner who is suspected of involvement in kidnapping and extortion and is internationally wanted by Interpol, according to Vladyslav Abdula, spokesperson for the SBU office in the Kharkiv region.

03 August 2020

27 July 2020

Police searching for 'Poltava terrorist'

Police searching for 'Poltava terrorist'

Police officers are searching for citizen Roman Skrypnyk, who took two law enforcement officers hostage in Poltava on July 23, the press service of the Poltava regional police has told Ukrinform.

23 July 2020

Man with grenade takes police officer hostage in Poltava

Man with grenade takes police officer hostage in Poltava

A man suspected of stealing a car in Poltava offered resistance to law enforcement officers and then took a police officer hostage and drove away in a car provided to him, the criminal investigation department of the National Police of Ukraine has reported on Telegram.

21 July 2020

All bus hostages in Lutsk released, terrorist detained

All bus hostages in Lutsk released, terrorist detained

An armed man who took people hostage on a bus in the western city of Lutsk has been detained, and all hostages have been released, Ukraine's Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko has said live on the Ukraine 24 television channel.

20 July 2020

13 July 2020

22 May 2020

Seven people shot dead near pond in Zhytomyr region

Seven people shot dead near pond in Zhytomyr region

The lessee of a pond shot dead seven of his guests who came from Kyiv to fish near the village of Novoselytsia, Popilnia district, in Ukraine's Zhytomyr region, in the early hours of Friday, May 22, Ukrainian Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko has said.

04 May 2020

15 April 2020

SBU liquidates cocaine distribution network in Kyiv region

SBU liquidates cocaine distribution network in Kyiv region

Employees of the main directorate for combating corruption and organized crime of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) have liquidated a cocaine distribution network in Kyiv and the Kyiv region, the SBU's press center has reported.

08 April 2020

04 March 2020

20 February 2020

19 February 2020

NABU suspects Berdiansk sea port management of corruption

NABU suspects Berdiansk sea port management of corruption

Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) suspect the head of the administration of the Berdiansk sea port of inflicting UAH 2.49 million worth of damage on the state-owned enterprise, the NABU's press service has reported.

07 February 2020

05 February 2020

30 January 2020

18 January 2020

16 January 2020

Hacking attacks on Burisma, Kvartal 95: Ukraine asks FBI to join probe

Hacking attacks on Burisma, Kvartal 95: Ukraine asks FBI to join probe

The National Police of Ukraine has opened criminal proceedings over U.S. media reports of cyberattacks against the websites of several Ukrainian companies and is asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to assist in providing information, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry has reported on Facebook.

14 January 2020

13 January 2020

09 January 2020

03 January 2020

SBI investigating nearly 15,000 criminal cases

SBI investigating nearly 15,000 criminal cases

Over 37,390 criminal proceedings have been investigated by officers of the State Bureau of Investigation since its launch as a law enforcement agency. In total, 2,173 cases were submitted to court.

27 December 2019

Twenty-four people convicted of high treason this year

Twenty-four people convicted of high treason this year

This year, thanks to the activity of the counterintelligence department of the Security Service of Ukraine, 90 persons have been convicted on different charges and sentenced to different terms, including 24 people — of high treason and 35 — of terrorist activity.

18 December 2019

13 December 2019

Investigators suspect five people in journalist Sheremet's murder

Investigators suspect five people in journalist Sheremet's murder

Investigators probing the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet suspect five people, in particular, doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, volunteer fighters of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Vladyslav Hryshchenko and Inna Hryshchenko, paratrooper battalion nurse Yana Duhar, and ATO veteran Andriy Antonenko, Deputy Head of the National Police of Ukraine Yevhen Koval has said.

12 December 2019

29 November 2019

18 November 2019

11 November 2019

SBU blocks payment of pensions to Russian-backed fighters

SBU blocks payment of pensions to Russian-backed fighters

Counterintelligence officers of Ukraine's SBU Security Service in the Kharkiv region have exposed a mechanism for financing terrorist organizations "LPR" and "DPR" through scams with social payments, the SBU's press center has reported.

07 November 2019

06 November 2019

26 October 2019

17 October 2019

'DPR' militant sentenced to ten years in prison

'DPR' militant sentenced to ten years in prison

A "DPR" militant who was fighting against the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Novoazovsk and Shakhtarsk districts of Donetsk region has been sentenced to ten years in prison, with confiscation of property, the press service of the Donetsk Regional Prosecutor's Office has reported.

09 October 2019

Truba accuses PGO of covering MP Pashynsky

Truba accuses PGO of covering MP Pashynsky

Investigators of the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) covered former Ukrainian MP Serhiy Pashynsky in a case on his inflicting bodily harm to citizen Viacheslav Khimikus, Director of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) Roman Truba has said.

25 September 2019

SBU conducts special operation in Donbas

SBU conducts special operation in Donbas

Counterintelligence officers of Ukraine's SBU Security Service have conducted a special operation in Luhansk region and detained an active participant in the illegal armed formations of the terrorist organization "LPR," the SBU's press service has reported.

18 September 2019

17 September 2019

13 September 2019

21 August 2019

17 August 2019

16 August 2019

15 August 2019

13 August 2019

Ukrainian police investigating 78 proceedings on raider attacks

Ukrainian police investigating 78 proceedings on raider attacks

Ukraine's National Police is conducting a pretrial investigation in 78 criminal proceedings on raider attacks, the information and analytical support department of the National Police has said in a response to an information request from Ukrinform.

SBU exposes agent of Russian special services

SBU exposes agent of Russian special services

Counterintelligence officers of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) have exposed in Lviv region a local resident who was performing intelligence tasks for the Russian special services, the SBU press center has reported.

12 August 2019

09 August 2019

08 August 2019

06 August 2019

Ukraine condemns mass shootings in U.S.

Ukraine condemns mass shootings in U.S.

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry strongly condemns mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas, in Dayton, Ohio and in Chicago, Illinois, which have led to numerous casualties.

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