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KIEV Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk called on the general prosecutor to be sacked on Thursday as wrangling over the nationalisation of the country's largest bank spilled out into the open.
KIEV, Dec 21 Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk called on the general prosecutor to be sacked on Thursday as wrangling over the nationalisation of the country's largest bank spilled out into the open.
KIEV/CHISINAU Moldova recalled its ambassador to Russia for consultations in response to the harassment and intimidation by Russian authorities of Moldovan politicians and officials, the Moldovan foreign ministry said on Monday.
KIEV Ukraine aims to pass legislation backed by the International Monetary Fund to set up a special anti-corruption court in February and implement the law within 6-8 months, Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told Reuters.
KIEV/CHISINAU The powerful head of Moldova's ruling party Vlad Plahotniuc on Thursday accused Russian authorities of harassing him and other officials with dozens of bogus legal cases, ratcheting up a long-running diplomatic row between the two countries.
KIEV Ukraine's general prosecutor denied on Wednesday that his office was impeding the work of a new anti-corruption body as he sought to deflect charges by Kiev's Western backers that Ukraine was backsliding on promises to fight graft.
KIEV, Nov 28 A lawsuit by the former owner of Ukraine's PrivatBank against AlixPartners will not derail work the global advisory firm is doing for the Ukrainian central bank on the nationalisation of PrivatBank, the central bank told Reuters.
KIEV Ukrainian businessman Ihor Kolomoisky has filed a lawsuit against the New York-based global consulting firm AlixPartners over their work with the Ukrainian central bank around the nationalization of PrivatBank, Kolomoisky told Reuters on Friday.
KIEV Ukrainian investigators fear corruption probes could get buried because the national anti-corruption bureau will soon be flooded by thousands of old cases and recently passed legislation could further hobble their work.
KIEV Ukraine is puzzled by the lack of a U.S. response to requests it has made to question former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a witness over two cases involving misuse of Ukrainian state funds, the chief investigator said.