Bastrykin may leave Investigative Committee for Constitutional Court

Bastrykin may leave Investigative Committee for Constitutional Court
Alexander Bastrykin

The Head of the Investigative Committee is likely to become the new judge of the Constitutional Court.

Head of the ICR Alexander Bastrykin may leave his post soon. RIA Novosti reports this, citing sources.

According to one of the interlocutors of the agency, Bastrykin will get a place at the Constitutional Court.

Larisa Brycheva, the head of the legal department of the Presidential Administration, may replace Chairman of the Constitutional Court 75-year-old Valery Zorkin.

The agency does not give other details.

Brycheva is one of the oldest and most influential employees of the Presidential Administration. She has been working in the legal department since 1995, and she has been heading it since 1999. In 2009, her candidacy was already nominated for the post of Constitutional Court Chairman.

Head of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building Andrey Klishas could become Brycheva's successor in the administration.

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