Ecology issues remain unresolved, turning into gibberish.
14:00, 09 June 2020
Environmentalists say the amber extraction areas have turned into an environmental disaster zone.
13:50, 05 June 2020
The new legislation criminalizes illegal extraction of minerals.
23:20, 19 December 2019
Over 103 kilograms of amber worth about EUR 50,000 and 4,000 packs of cigarettes worth EUR 13,000 have been seized.
13:20, 15 December 2019
The study was conducted by the Razumkov Center on September 6-11.
15:51, 19 September 2019
Polish anti-graft agency says two Ukrainians detained for amber smuggling identify as "security operatives"In total, six people were nabbed during the raid.
13:20, 15 September 2019
Maximum sentence provided is seven years if grand-scale damage is inflicted.
21:10, 04 September 2019
The group was exposed back in May 2019.
14:40, 15 August 2019
The national budget loses about UAH 600,000, or US$23,900, per tonne of illegally mined amber.
22:59, 12 August 2019
Zelensky urges SBU, police chiefs in Zhytomyr region to quit due to situation with illegal amber extractionThe president also called on a chief of the National Police to dismiss heads of the regional police offices in two districts of Zhytomyr region.
15:40, 12 August 2019
Fast fashion and a more discerning Chinese buyer dent demand for the semi-precious gem.
19:02, 03 June 2019
The suspect organized an illegal chain involving illegal amber processing and further smuggling out of Ukraine.
21:20, 13 February 2019
17:50, 01 August 2017
<p>Director of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk says that agents from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were involved in an operation to expose and record illegal activities of Ukrainian Members of Parliament Boryslav Rozenblat and Maksym Poliakov, according to an UNIAN correspondent.</p>
15:59, 20 June 2017
<p>Law enforcers in Volyn region seized more than one tonne of amber amid searches in the town of Volodymyr-Volynsky on the night of April 29, according to the press service of the regional prosecutor's office.</p>
19:45, 29 April 2017
<p>Over 200 illegal amber diggers on April 1 harshly resisted a police operation near the village of Belska Volia in Rivne region’s Volodymyretskiy district, local police department has told UNIAN.</p>
19:40, 01 April 2017