Category: Ukraine

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Secret court docket doc exposes dispute looting in Ukraine

A secret Ukrainian court ruling has for the first time exposed exactly how former president Viktor Yanukovich stole $1.5bn from the country. It has also revealed that President Petro Poroshenko’s former financial advisers played a role in the fraud, embarrassing the government. Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit on Wednesday released the 95-page document, which was declared a…

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Illicit deal targets property looted from Ukraine

“The girls will be here shortly,” said the bodyguard with a heavy French accent as our cameraman set up for the interview. “Just joking!” He laughed. “Please wait. Mr Onyschenko is coming.” He walked out of the presidential suite of the five-star Barcelona hotel. Three hours later, one of Ukraine’s most-wanted men walked in. Alexander Onyschenko…