A prominent Russian journalist known for articles criticizing Russia’s government and President Vladimir Putin died at a hospital in St. Petersburg after being severely beaten by unknown assailants on March 9.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in conjunction with the local prosecutors detained members of the crime ring who had been abducting people in the Odesa region for several years and holding them to ransom.
Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has published the results of the work of Ukraine's criminal police over the 12-month period.
Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko believes that legally armed citizens would be the best deterrent against armed criminals.
The Security Service of Ukraine and the National Police detained 106 people outside Sviatohirsk town in the country's east, who arrived to attend the funeral of code-bound criminal Liokha Krasnodonskyi and are reported to come from the criminal milieu.
Head of the Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili called Ilia Kiva, the head of the National Police Department for Countering Drug-Related Crime, a criminal boss wearing a police uniform.
National Police Chief Khatia Dekanoidze reported an increase in crime at a wrap-up meeting of the National Police Main Department.
Journalists have gathered information about incomes, assets, and biography of Security Service General Vasyl Pisnyi, who was kicked by non-affiliated MP Volodymyr Parasiuk at a meeting of the parliamentary committee.
Ex-president of Georgia, Odesa Governor Mikheil Saakashvili says the city's underworld did not dare to physically remove him out of cowardice.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said in Lviv that the fight against crime is measured by the number of convicted offenders rather than open criminal cases.
Camps filled with armed people and equipment are formed at amber birthplaces in the Zhytomyr region.
There is a growing number of attacks on Russian mercenaries and soldiers, who receive substantial monetary rewards for their participation in the fighting, by members of the local underworld in the towns controlled by "LPR" and "DPR".
Anarchy - social system, in which the state ceases to exist. Utopia, fantasy, desperate fiction by fanatics. It seems that life without a state in modern times is impossible, but it’s easy to refute this assertion. Map of Ukraine has places where life without the state has long been a reality.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov held a meeting with civil organizations of veterans where he asked them to talk more to the youngsters and to strengthen their patriotism.