Quick guide to Ukraine’s anti-cor­rup­tion agen­cies

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Na­tional Anti-Cor­rup­tion Bureau (NABU)

Es­tab­lished in April 2015. Head: Artem Syt­nyk. NABU in April in­ves­ti­gates 2015. Head: cor­rup­tion Artem Syt­nik. of “cat­e­gory NABU in­ves­ti­gates A” top-level pub­lic cor­rup­tion ser­vants. NABU of the “cat­e­gory has in­ves­ti­gated A” top-level top-level pub­lic of­fi­cials ser­vants. and politi­cians, in­clud­ing sev­eral law­mak­ers, yet there were no con­vic­tions due to ab­sence of an anti-cor­rup­tion court.

Na­tional Agency for Pre­vent­ing Cor­rup­tion (NAPC).

Started op­er­at­ing in March 2016. Head: Natalia Kor­chak. NAPC has has a a pre­ven­tive pre­ven­tive func­tion: func­tion: it it is is in in charge of check­ing the check­ing elec­tronic the dec­la­ra­tions elec­tronic dec­la­ra­tions of as­sets and of as­sets in­comes and of top of­fi­cials in­come and of top match­ing of­fi­cials them and match with their them ac­tual with life­style. their ac­tual As of Novem­ber, life­style. As the of NAPC Novem­ber, had checked NAPC checked only 55 55 dec­la­ra­tions dec­la­ra­tions out of out the of 1.5 the mil­lion 1.5 mil­lion dec­la­ra­tions dec­la­ra­tions filed, filed. and found no vi­o­la­tions among top of­fi­cials.

Spe­cial Anti-Cor­rup­tion Pros­e­cu­tor’s Of­fice (SAPO)

Es­tab­lished in late 2015. Head: Nazar Kholod­nyt­skiy. The SAPO is an au­tonomous depart­ment of the Pros­e­cu­tor Gen­eral's Of­fice, but it has no real in­de­pen­dence since its head is ap­pointed by the pros­e­cu­tor gen­eral, who in turn is nom­i­nated by the pres­i­dent.

Anti-Cor­rup­tion Court

Yet to be cre­ated. An in­de­pen­dent in­de­pen­dent court court that that would would hear hear the cor­rup­tion cases. Pres­i­dent Petro Poroshenko has de­layed and op­posed its cre­ation un­til re­cetnly.

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