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Deputy Head of Ukraine's Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) Maksym Hryshchuk has been appointed SAPO acting head in connection with the dismissal of Nazar Kholodnytsky.

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Hryshchuk himself learned about his appointment in a phone conversation with colleagues, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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Kholodnytsky's resignation

On August 21, SAPO Head Nazar Kholodnytsky filed for resignation.

His resignation letter has already been signed by Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova.