Ukrainian Politics

 NABU refuses to open case against Poroshenko’s offshore practice: "President beyond our jurisdiction"

The National Anti-corruption Bureau states it will be unable to investigate Poroshenko’s offshore practice.

National Anti-corruption Bureau spokesperson Svitlana Olifira said on air of Channel 24, Censor.NET reports.

"Acting president of Ukraine is not within the jurisdiction of NABU. There is a separate procedure of impeachment stipulated by the Constitution. We are not authorized to conduct investigations into actions of the current president of Ukraine," Olifira explained.

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Earlier, the international investigative journalists and a number of major news outlets have simultaneously published articles about well-known owners of large offshore companies including 20 individuals associated with Ukraine.

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