Committees of the Federation Council supported the candidate for prosecutor of Sevastopol
As noted by the head of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building, Andrei Klishas, the upper house of parliament received a corresponding proposal from the President of the Russian Federation. According to the regulations of the Federation Council, the consolidated position of the senators will be transferred to the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko to inform the head of state. Members of the committees on constitutional legislation and state building, defense and security, federal structure, regional policy, local government and Northern Affairs supported the candidacy of Maxim Zhuk for the post of prosecutor of the Tver region and Andrey Shevtsov for the post of prosecutor of Sevastopol— reports TASS.
According to Internet portal prosecutor’s office, Maxim Zhuk now holds the position of prosecutor of Sevastopol. He began his service in the prosecutor’s office in May 1998 as an investigator in the prosecutor’s office of the Adler district of Sochi, Krasnodar Territory, and worked in this region until October 2020, including as a transport prosecutor. In 2020, he was appointed to the position of first deputy prosecutor of the Kaliningrad region, and in February 2022, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation, he became the prosecutor of Sevastopol. Has numerous state and departmental awards.
Information on the results of the consideration of candidates for the positions of prosecutors submitted by the President of the Russian Federation for consultations will be communicated to senators at a plenary session on Wednesday.
In accordance with the Constitution of Russia, the President appoints to positions after consultations with the Federation Council and dismisses from them the Prosecutor General, his deputies, as well as prosecutors of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and equivalent prosecutors from military and other specialized prosecutor’s offices.