Another high profile resignation in Ukraine: Deputy Prosecutor General quits
Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Vitaliy Kasko announced at a Monday briefing that had decided to resign from office, an UNIAN correspondent reports.
"I’d like to say that I’ve decided to resign from the prosecutor’s office," said Kasko.
He showed his resignation report, signed February 15.
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