Adygeanatpres: Ustinov Left Post Of Public Prosecutor; Kozak May Replace Him

Ustinov left post of public prosecutor; Kozak can replace him

The application about preschedule resignation, signed by the public prosecutor Vladimir Ustinov, was considered on Friday before the beginning of the session at the sitting of the Council of the upper chamber specially called for it. For his resignation 140 senators voted, two refrained. In his application Ustinov asked to consider the question on his resignation at his absence; simultaneously with the application corresponding representation of the head of the state about preschedule resignation of the public prosecutor was presented.

The post of the public prosecutor of retired Vladimir Ustinov can be occupied by the present plenipotentiary of the president in the SFD Dmitry Kozak. That referring to informed circles in Moscow Interfax informed. Besides according to a source, the plenipotentiary of the president in the Volga federal district Alexander Konovalov – the former public prosecutor of Bashkiria can be appointed the first assistant to the public prosecutor.

Vladimir Ustinov can be offered to work as the representative of Russian Federation in the European Union. He had the post of the general public prosecutor of Russian Federation since 2000.

“This resignation externally looks unexpected, but, probably, there should be very serious reasons for that the president made that step”, – declared the first vice-speaker of the State Duma Lubov Sliska. As she said, not knowing true motives of that personnel decision, it would be difficult to do any conclusions for now; however it is necessary to pay attention to the fact that quite recently Ustinov made “terrible statements” concerned the struggle against corruption and some expected within the limits of that struggle criminal investigation.

Caucasus Times

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