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Kyiv police officers suspected of kidnapping, extortion

Kyiv police officers suspected of kidnapping, extortion

Law enforcers extorted US$10,000 from their victims.
12:45, 23 November 2020
Serviceman kills fellow soldier, tries to pass it off as suicide

Serviceman kills fellow soldier, tries to pass it off as suicide

The perpetrator says he committed the crime while intoxicated.
21:00, 16 November 2020
Kyiv teenager stabs father to death, protecting family from abuse – media (Photo)

Kyiv teenager stabs father to death, protecting family from abuse – media (Photo)

According to sources, both the 15-year-old son and the 59-year-old father are citizens of Azerbaijan.
16:55, 10 November 2020
Man threatening to blow up restaurant downtown Kyiv detained (UPDATE)

Man threatening to blow up restaurant downtown Kyiv detained (UPDATE)

The incident occurred in the city's Pechersk district.
18:00, 02 November 2020
SBI summons Constitutional Court head Tupytsky for questioning

SBI summons Constitutional Court head Tupytsky for questioning

A probe is being held to check whether the judge is a member of a criminal organization.
12:05, 30 October 2020
Bill on Ukraine's Bureau of Economic Security tabled for second reading

Bill on Ukraine's Bureau of Economic Security tabled for second reading

The draft law passed its first reading in early September.
21:59, 28 September 2020
Car theft to be punished by prison term instead of fines

Car theft to be punished by prison term instead of fines

The new law provides for up to five years behind bars for the said crime.
23:15, 22 September 2020
Kadyrov ctitic survives assassination attempt in Finland

Kadyrov ctitic survives assassination attempt in Finland

Masterminds behind the attempt offered $500,000 for the hit job, the targeted man claims.
22:30, 11 September 2020
Police classify assault on Balukh as robbery

Police classify assault on Balukh as robbery

No political pretext has been confirmed in the attack.
22:20, 08 September 2020
Illegal migration ring busted in Ukraine

Illegal migration ring busted in Ukraine

Perpetrators had been forging passports of EU member states.
09:50, 02 September 2020
Police release abducted businessman in raid outside Kyiv

Police release abducted businessman in raid outside Kyiv

Kidnappers who demanded a $2 million ransom have been apprehended.
16:05, 01 September 2020
Cyberpolice bust scheme of money-laundering through cryptocurrencies

Cyberpolice bust scheme of money-laundering through cryptocurrencies

Members of the criminal group are facing up to eight years in prison.
09:00, 19 August 2020
Ukrainian law enforcers detain Belarusian citizen wanted by Interpol

Ukrainian law enforcers detain Belarusian citizen wanted by Interpol

The detainee is facing deportation.
19:58, 05 August 2020
Ukraine police shoot Ukraine hostage-taker dead after week-long search operation

Ukraine police shoot Ukraine hostage-taker dead after week-long search operation

The man had been on the run for a week.
21:50, 02 August 2020
SBU suspects ex-chief of defense company of inflicting US$179,340 in damage

SBU suspects ex-chief of defense company of inflicting US$179,340 in damage

The enterprise earlier received funding from Ukraine's Defense Ministry to purchase a batch of small arms from Western partners.
15:20, 24 July 2020
Culprit holding senior cop hostage in Ukraine demands that all his charges be dropped

Culprit holding senior cop hostage in Ukraine demands that all his charges be dropped

He is believed to have been involved in carjacking prior to hostage-taking.
14:40, 23 July 2020
Grenade-wielding suspect takes cop hostage in Ukraine's Poltava (Photo)

Grenade-wielding suspect takes cop hostage in Ukraine's Poltava (Photo)

Negotiations are underway with the culprit, who is believed to have been involved in carjacking.
12:20, 23 July 2020
Journalists debunk report claiming Ukraine tops list of European countries with highest crime rate

Journalists debunk report claiming Ukraine tops list of European countries with highest crime rate

The challenged rating had been posted by the Numbeo portal earlier this month.
12:00, 22 July 2020
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