Head of Ukraine's state emergencies service, Serhiy Bochkovsky, is arrested
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Arrests of senior Ukraine officials shown on television

Two senior Ukrainian officials have been arrested during a cabinet meeting as part of an anti-corruption crackdown.

The head of Ukraine's state emergencies service, Serhiy Bochkovsky, and his deputy Vasyl Stoyetsky, were handcuffed by police at the meeting, which was being televised. .

They are suspected of involvement in high-level corruption.

  • 25 Mar 2015
  • From the section Europe