Vitaliy Kasko / Fhoto from UNIAN

Ukraine's Prosecutor General Ruslan Riaboshapka has signed an order to appoint Vitaliy Kasko his first deputy.

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"Guided by Article 9 of the Law of Ukraine on the Prosecutor's Office, Prosecutor General Ruslan Riaboshapka signed an order dated September 5 to appoint Vitaliy Kasko his first deputy," the Department of Public Relations and Media at the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) of Ukraine said in a statement on September 6.

UNIAN memo. Kasko graduated from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv in 1998. He began to work at the Lviv Transport Prosecutor's Office the same year.

In 1999-2002, he worked as a senior investigator and later as the head of the investigation department at the prosecutor's office in Lviv region. In 2002-2005, he served as Senior Prosecutor of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine. In 2005-2007, Kasko was engaged in legal practice. He returned to the Prosecutor General's Office in 2007 to serve as the head of the international legal department. He worked there until 2010. From 2010 to 2014, he was engaged in advocacy.

In 2014, Kasko was appointed Deputy Prosecutor General. He resigned in 2016 and continued to practice law. He is the 3rd grade State Counselor of Justice.