Business news from Ukraine


11 August , 2020  

Former Ecology and Natural Resources Minister of Ukraine Mykola Zlochevsky has been put on wanted list under a criminal case on providing Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) Nazar Kholodnytsky and top officials of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) with improper advantage. According to the information posted on the website of the Interior Ministry of Ukraine in the Wanted section, Zlochevsky went missing on February 1, 2018 in Odesa and now has the status of a person hiding from the pre-trial investigation agencies. He us charged under Part 4 of Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (offering, promising or giving bribe to an official) and no preventive measure was applied to him.
As reported, on June 12, a former official, with the assistance of an official of the State Fiscal Service in Kyiv, a head of the group of companies affiliated to Zlochevsky, and others, tried to transfer $6 million of illegal benefit to SAPO and NABU top officials.