Ukraine’s Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office to Probe Into Ex-PG Riaboshapka
6 May, 2020

Rouslan Riaboshapka, former Prosecutor General of Ukraine, is facing criminal proceedings after the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office filed charges of “not declaring enough information” and “accepting a bribe”, according to SAPO’s press office. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau will be in charge of investigating the case.

Riaboshapka, in a comment to hromadske, says that he believes these charges were filed according to a request by former prosecutor Andriy Shevchenko.

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Riaboshapka was widely seen as an effective reformer and anti-corruption figure – his replacement, after only six months on the job, with Irina Venediktova, was criticized by some anti-corruption and good governance figures.

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