The crime rate in Ukraine declines. Last year, the number of serious and most serious crimes decreased by 13 percent compared with 2017.
Head of Kherson Regional Council Vladyslav Manher has agreed on the amount of $5,600 with intermediaries Oleksiy Levin and Ihor Pavlovsky for organizing and committing an acid attack on activist Kateryna Handziuk, investigators say.
Over the past two years, the law enforcement officers arrested 5,471 persons for corruption.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), as part of combating illicit arms trafficking, has blocked the sale of military means of destruction on Ukrainian territory, according to a statement posted on the SBU website.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) stated that last year it uncovered 29 foreign citizens suspected of spying against Ukraine, the SBU press service reports.
State economic losses amounting to UAH 16 billion were prevented by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in 2018, the SBU press center reports.
Law enforcement officers have caught 110 officials receiving bribes over the past two weeks, spokeswoman for Ukraine's prosecutor general, Larysa Sarhan, has said on Twitter.
In 2018, the Security Service of Ukraine exposed 564 corruption crimes.
An indictment against the organizer of an illegal "referendum" in Novodruzhesk has been sent to a court in Luhansk region, the press service of the Luhansk Regional Prosecutor's Office has said.
Employees of Ukraine's SBU Security Service, under the procedural control of the prosecutor's office, have exposed a former employee of a research institution in Kharkiv who illegally cooperated with a foreign military company, SBU's press center has reported.
In 2018, the counterintelligence department of the Security Service of Ukraine detected 152 members of "Luhansk People’s Republic" and "Donetsk People’s Republic" terrorist organizations.
To strengthen the anti-Ukrainian information campaign and to justify aggressive actions in the Azov-Black Sea region, the Russian Federation gets ready to accuse Ukraine of alleged plotting terrorist acts in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk, Luhansk regions and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
Ukraine's SBU Security Service has blocked the destructive activity of a Belarusian citizen who spread anti-Ukrainian propaganda on Ukrainian territory, the SBU press center has reported.
Employees of Ukraine's Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) have detained two officials of JSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia for receiving an unlawful benefit of UAH 16.83 million, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has reported on his Facebook page.