The President of Russia Vladimir Putin awarded the Prosecutor of the Crimea Natalia Polonskaya the rank of the state adviser of justice 3 classes.
This office of public Prosecutor corresponds to the rank of major General. Prior to that, Poklonskaya was the senior adviser of justice (corresponds to the rank of Colonel), RIA " Novosti ". Natalia Poklonskaya eleven March of last year he was appointed Prosecutor of the Crimea, which has proclaimed its independence from Ukraine and according to the results of the referendum became part of Russia. According to media reports, four candidates did not want to hold This post. March 16, 2014 held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. In may Poklonskaya took the oath of allegiance to the Constitution and laws of Russia.