The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin has appointed his Deputy, the head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office of Nazar Gorodnitskogo before holding the post of senior assistant of the first Deputy of the public Prosecutor.
before the special tender Committee selected two finalists for the position of the anti-corruption Prosecutor - they were Maxim Grischuk, who scored in the final process of voting on 9 of 22 voters, and Nazar Golodnitsky (seven votes).
"The General Prosecutor of Ukraine Viktor Shokin by his order has appointed to the post of Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office of Nazar Gorodnitskogo ", - informs on the first day of the week press service of the Supervisory authority.
Nazar Holodnitsky working in the Prosecutor's office for ten years, started in the Prosecutor's office of Kiev region, and in 2014, after the meetings on the Maidan, was transferred to the Prosecutor General to the post of senior assistant of the first Deputy of the public Prosecutor. 30-year-old Holodnitsky a native of Lviv, where he received a law degree ll. m. (2006) and PhD (2015).
The Prosecutor General of Ukraine in September of this year signed the order about creation of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor's office. According to the law, the Ministry is charged with the supervision of observance of laws when carrying out pre-trial investigation, which is the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine and representation of interests of the Inhabitants or the country in court in cases involving offences of corruption. Set in the new body, According to the law, is required to participate on a competitive basis, and the first anti-corruption Prosecutor must choose a Committee of eleven people, seven of whom are delegates to the Verkhovna Rada, and four more - the public Prosecutor. Anti-corruption Prosecutor's office shall commence functioning on 1 December, together with the National anti-corruption Bureau to fight illegal activities of officials in the highest echelons of power.
The fight against illegal activities of officials became one of the priorities of the Ukrainian authorities on the background of attempts at rapprochement with the West. The Ukrainian Parliament in October last year created a National anti-corruption Bureau whose task is counteraction to the criminal corruption offenses committed by public officials.