Contents tagged with General Prosecutor's office of Ukraine

  • Ukrainian Prosecutor General admits that US ambassador did not give him 'do not prosecute' list

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has admitted that US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch did not give him a list of persons who should not be prosecuted.

    Lutsenko explained the circumstances of his meeting with the ambassador in an interview with TheBabel.

    “The meeting was at the Prosecutor General’s Office, at this table in January 2017. It was not one-on-one. She was not alone, and I was not alone. Ms. Yovanovitch was interested in the Vitaly Kasko case. The thing is, Mr. …

  • Ukrainian Prosecutor General: around 160 people were involved in Maidan shootings

    The Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Yuriy Lutsenko, announced that more than 160 people have been indicted in the case of the Maidan [ Ukraine’s revolution of Dignity] executions in February 2014, 150 of them are already in the dock. 

    According to him, the pre-trial investigation of this case has been completed. "In addition to the 150 law enforcers, now tried for violence in the Maidan, another half dozen will be added and tried in absentia, headed by Yanukovych and the leaders of the security …

  • Ukraine prepares to seize property of billionaire Firtash

    Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko warned that he will take on Dmytro Firtash next month. "In the coming month, Mister Firtash will have good news for us from the prosecutor’s offices. It will concern regional gas enterprises, chemical factories and enterprises in the temporarily annexed territories,” the Prosecutor General told journalists on Wednesday at the presentation of the strategy of development of the Prosecutor’s Office in the Crimea in 2019 to 2022.

    Lutsenko expressed his …