The chief justice of Ukraine’s Supreme Court has just been arrested on corruption charges after he was caught accepting a $2.7 million bribe.
The head of the nation’s highest court, Vsevolod Kniaziev, has been detained by Ukrainian prosecutors, according to the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO).
Long before Russia invaded, Ukraine was considered the most corrupt nation in Europe.
Nevertheless, President Joe Biden and the Democrats have continued to gift Ukrainian leadership with over $110 billion in U.S. tax dollars and weapons.
Despite the obvious concerns with funneling so much cash to the country, the money has not been audited.
As Slay News reported earlier this year, top Ukraine officials were caught blowing millions in U.S. dollars on sports cars, mansions, and luxury vacations.
Now Kniaziev, one of the most powerful people in Ukraine, has just been charged with corruption.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has accused the head of the Supreme Court of Ukraine, Vsevolod Kniaziev, of receiving a large bribe.
The Ukrainian media reported that the chairman of the Supreme Court had been detained while taking a bribe of $2.7 million. pic.twitter.com/jyzjtvyRm5
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🇺🇦 | NEW: Vsevolod Kniaziev, the chief justice of Ukraine's Supreme Court, has been detained for allegedly accepting a $2.7 million bribe.#SupremeCourt #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/eujsIVdhri
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Ukraine’s anti-graft authorities revealed on Monday that they were investigating large-scale corruption in the country’s Supreme Court system, according to Reuters.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) shared a photograph of piles of dollars neatly lined up on a sofa.
The NABU did not name anyone accused of corruption, but two local media organizations reported Chief Justice Kniaziev had been detained on suspicion of receiving a $3 million bribe.
The country’s anti-graft authorities displayed the photograph on its Facebook page.
The post said the discovery followed investigations by NABU and the office of the Special Anti-corruption Prosecutor (SAP).
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