Viktor Chumak appointed new chief military prosecutor

12:00, 11 September 2019
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"Prosecutor General Ruslan Riaboshapka, guided by Article 9 of the Law of Ukraine 'On the Prosecutor's Office,' on September 11 signed an order appointing Viktor Chumak as Deputy Prosecutor General, Chief Military Prosecutor," the PGO's press service reports.

The ministry recalled that on September 10, Ukrainian President Vodymyr Zelensky approved Viktor Chumak's candidacy for the position.

Until 1999, Chumak worked at National Academy of State Border Guard Service.

In 2000, he headed the Legal Support Department at the State Committee for the Protection of the State Border of Ukraine.

In 2004-2009 he worked as an expert, director for political analysis and security programs, and chief at International Center for Advanced Studies.

As a people's deputy of Ukraine of Parliament's 7th and 8th convocations, since 2012, Chumak served as chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on the Prevention of  and Combating Corruption, and since 2014 – as deputy chairman of the same committee.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on Sept 2, Prosecutor General Ruslan Ryaboshapka signed a decree dismissing Anatoliy Matios from the post of Deputy Prosecutor General, Chief Military Prosecutor.

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