The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) published wiretapped talks between members of the group mediators involved in bribing Ukrainian politicians using Russian money.
The company paid millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Mexico, Russia and Ukraine to promote its products such as its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has launched pre-trial investigation into alleged graft of Ukrainian parliament members for voting of SBU and PGO heads' dismissal and appointment of new prosecutor general. The allegations were earlier voiced by MP Oleksandr Onyshchenko, who has been put on the wanted list in suspicion of committing economic crimes.
The Ukrainian billionaire Dmytro Firtash is currently not a defendant in the criminal case of bribery of criminal police officers in Germany. However, his status may change.
Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash acquired classified information from two officials of the criminal police of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern also known as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania – a federated state in northern Germany.
The National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) calls on the MPs, public figures, and other persons, who have the information concerning bribery of the Verkhovna Rada deputies, passing a no-confidence motion against the Cabinet of Ministers on Feb. 16, to submit it to the agency.
A group of perpetrators applied revolutionary election engineering in Dnipropetrovsk to bribe voters using advanced Internet technology, smart phones, instant messengers, e-mail, bank cards, and cryptocurrency Bitcoin.
Advisor to Interior Minister Zorian Shkiriak said that candidate for mayor of Dnipropetrovsk Oleksandr Vilkul could be involved in bribery of voters using the Russian funds.
Opora civil network informed about detention of four people for vote buying in the town of Vyshneve in the Kyiv region. .
By giving the Kyivites food products and expensive concert tickets, a canvasser tried to persuade voters to support the political party she represented.
The Law of Ukraine 1703-VII "On Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine concerning the strengthening of responsibility for violation of electoral rights of citizens" comes into force In Ukraine Thursday, Oct. 23.
Emergencies Minister Viktor Baloga says that a gang of the Party of Regions candidate tried to block his car.