The US Ambassador was called to dismiss the head of the Anticorruption Prosecutor’s office

Посол США призвала уволить главу Антикоррупционной прокуратуры

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch stated that it was necessary to replace the head of the Special anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office of Nazar Golodnitsky.

The Ambassador noted in his speech, reported on the website of the Embassy of the United States.

“For the integrity of anti-corruption institutions should be replaced by the Special anti-corruption Prosecutor. The one who was caught advising a suspect, how to avoid liability for charges of corruption, cannot be trusted to conduct these same things,” she said.

The Ambassador added that the perpetrators of corruption must be investigated, trial and if found guilty, they should go to jail.

“To all the elements of the anti-corruption architecture must be present and work efficiently” – concluded Jovanovic.

General Holodnitsky out


In the spring of 2018 it became known that the Cabinet of the head of the SAP of Golodnitsky was set to &8203;&8203;”the wire.” “Bugs” was supposedly attached to the wall of the aquarium. It turned out that the case against the Holodnitsky leads the GPU with the use of equipment NABOO.

Subsequently, the NEB published fragments of the recorded conversations of the head of the SAP Golodnitsky.

It was about 5 episodes: the case of the bribing of the acting Minister of health Ulyana Suprun, two cases can appear where the Deputy from “popular front” Georgy Logvynsky, so-called case of Bakhmatyuk, the case of the car the former head of the NACP Natalia Korchak and loud case of the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov.

March 30, 2018, the Prosecutor General Yuri Lutsenko asked qualification and disciplinary Commission of prosecutors to consider the removal from office of the head of the SAP Golodnitsky.

26 July 2018, the Commission decided to declare the Holodnitsky reprimand.

The actions of the head of SAP set “is not ensuring compliance to professional ethics and conduct of prosecutors” and “disciplinary offence”.

29 Jan 2019 the Main investigation Department of the SBU sacrilegious proceedings against the head of SAP nazara Holodnitsky on suspicion in disclosure of information of preliminary investigation.