Ukraine accuses ex-MP arms dealer of ‘corruption’ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ukraine accuses ex-MP arms dealer of ‘corruption’ — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link President Vladimir Zelensky’s government has arrested former MP Sergey Pashinsky and charged him with defrauding the state, the New York Times has reported. The charges are not related to Pashinsky’s arms dealing business, but he said they have harmed his effort to get weapons for Kiev’s forces. Pashinsky and five other men were […]

Corruption scandal in Ukraine sparks outrage in US Congress – media — RT World News

Corruption scandal in Ukraine sparks outrage in US Congress – media — RT World News

Source link A large-scale embezzlement scheme has been revealed amid Kiev’s struggle to secure more aid in its conflict with Russia Republicans in the US Congress have slammed Ukraine after the country’s Security Service (SBU) uncovered an embezzlement scheme in which top officials are implicated. This comes as Kiev attempts to secure more funding from […]

Big brands poke fun at EU country’s corruption scandal — RT Business News

Big brands poke fun at EU country’s corruption scandal — RT Business News

Source link Ads by IKEA and other furniture retailers in Portugal allude to the money police found stashed in envelopes at a former official’s office An ad campaign by IKEA in Portugal poking fun at the country’s recent corruption scandal has gone viral on social media this week. IKEA released billboards in Lisbon promoting a […]

Corruption suspected in surge of draft ineligibility in Ukraine — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Corruption suspected in surge of draft ineligibility in Ukraine — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link A large number of prospective conscripts are dodging military service on medical grounds, new data shows Ukrainian anti-corruption officials have reported an increase in the number of potential recruits deemed ineligible for military service by conscription offices since the outbreak of conflict in early 2022. They suspect that people are paying off medical […]

Ex-Ukrainian MP urges corruption charges in Biden impeachment investigation — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Ex-Ukrainian MP urges corruption charges in Biden impeachment investigation — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The Republican-led effort to impeach US President Joe Biden should include an indictment for facilitating corruption in Kiev, former Ukrainian MP Andrey Derkach said in an interview published on Wednesday. The ongoing impeachment inquiry against Biden, which Democrats have dismissed as a partisan publicity stunt, is looking into the president’s potential involvement in […]

Ukraine pegs cost of corruption in its military — RT World News

Ukraine pegs cost of corruption in its military — RT World News

Source link A Ukrainian Defense Ministry audit has exposed over $262 million in improper expenditures The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has claimed that an internal probe of the country’s military procurement practices revealed $262 million in theft-related costs; the alleged perpetrators may be criminally prosecuted amid a crackdown on corruption. Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov on […]

Architect of Russia sanctions facing fresh corruption allegations — RT World News

Architect of Russia sanctions facing fresh corruption allegations — RT World News

Source link US Senator Bob Menendez was previously accused of acting as an agent on behalf of the Egyptian government US Senator Bob Menendez, a key figure in Washington’s swath of Russia sanctions, has been accused of accepting bribes from Qatar in a new federal indictment. It’s the second foreign nation that the Democratic lawmaker […]

UN official fired for corruption takes over Red Cross — RT World News

UN official fired for corruption takes over Red Cross — RT World News

Source link Pierre Krahenbuhl was accused of spending UN money to take his married girlfriend traveling The Red Cross announced on Friday that Pierre Krahenbuhl will take over as director-general of the organization. Krahenbuhl previously led the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees until he was ousted amid allegations of sexual misconduct, nepotism, and other abuses […]

Zelensky aide complains about rampant corruption — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky aide complains about rampant corruption — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link Many Ukrainian officials believe it is “cool” to take bribes, Mikhail Podolyak has said A certain number of Ukrainian public office holders continue to engage in corrupt activities despite the ongoing conflict between Kiev and Moscow, Mikhail Podoliak, a senior aide to President Vladimir Zelensky, said on Saturday, complaining that bribes remain a socially acceptable […]

Zelensky clamps down on corruption to win EU’s favor — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Zelensky clamps down on corruption to win EU’s favor — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

Source link The bloc has made anti-graft reform one of the key conditions for starting accession talks Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has approved a new package of laws aimed at tackling the country’s endemic corruption, in hopes of bringing Kiev closer to EU membership. On Friday, Zelensky signed three bills into law which had been […]

New details emerge in European Parliament corruption scandal — RT Africa

New details emerge in European Parliament corruption scandal — RT Africa

Source link The Moroccan ambassador to Poland is accused of bribing MEPs in order to sway decisions in favor of Rabat Belgium has issued an arrest warrant for the Moroccan ambassador to Poland, Abderrahim Atmoun, who is accused of bribing European Parliament members (MEPs) to influence decisions in favor of the African country, Politico reported […]