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  • MPs to try to oust prosecutor-general A group of MPs has registered a draft motion of no confidence in Prosecutor-General Ruslan Ryaboshapka. One of its sponsors is a member of the propresidential Servant of the People…
  • Chief prosecutor favors legalization of firearms Ukraine's Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko stands for the legalization of handguns in Ukraine. "Incidentally, I am a staunch supporter of the legalization of handguns for adults…
  • Chief prosecutor: no progress in Sheremet's case Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko admitted that that there has been no serious progress in the investigation into the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet. "Unfortunately, there is…
  • Sacked Ukrainian top prosecutor seeks reinstatement Former Ukrainian Prosecutor-General Viktor Shokin has filed a lawsuit with the Supreme Administrative Court saying that his dismissal last year was illegal. "The defendants in the…
  • Former defence export CEO arrested in London The former head of the state defence exporter Ukrspetsexport, Serhiy Bondarchuk, was arrested in London, says Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko. "As a result of a well-coordinated…
  • Russia's PGO: Yanukovych's request to send troops to Ukraine never existed The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine received a letter from the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation that states that "neither the Administration of the President…
  • Rada amends in absentia conviction law The Verkhovna Rada on 23 February adopted in the first reading a bill that provides more opportunities for the investigation in terms of in absentia conviction of the former president…
  • Chief prosecutor to seek persecution of tax-dodging MPs Ukraine's Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko will ask the Verkhovna Rada to strip the parliamentary immunity from persecution from three deputies, who are suspected of tax evasion…
  • The organization of Afghan war veterans named No One Except Us confirmed that its leader Oleksandr Kovalev is being charged with helping the officers of the Berkut riot police to…
  • Chief prosecutor enraged with rampant crime in Odessa Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko says the crime has soared in Odessa even compared to the 90s. When ushering the new prosecutor of the region on 16 June, Lutsenko said he felt sorry…
  • Chief prosecutor pledges a trial on Yanukovych before yearend Prosecutor-General of Ukraine says the PGO until the end of the year will submit the case for an in absentia trial against former President Viktor Yanukovych to court. At the same…
  • President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Yuriy Lutsenko as prosecutor-general of Ukraine. He signed the decree to this effect in the parliament chamber after Lutsenko's nomination…
  • President nominates Lutsenko for prosecutor-general President Petro Poroshenko has submitted to parliament a draft resolution that proposes it to rubberstamp the appointment of Yuriy Lutsenko as the nation's top prosecutor. Poroshenko…
  • President postpones UK visit over prosecutor's stalemate Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that he has postponed his UK visit scheduled for 11-12 May after parliament failed to agree on a new prosecutor-general and to pass the…
  • Ex-deputy prosecutor-general goes into politics Former deputy prosecutor-general David Sakvarelidze has announced the creation in Ukraine of a new political party. He stated this at a lecture in the T. Shevchenko National University…