‘Corruption-proof’ former prosecutor of Dagestan appointed deputy of Chayka

‘Corruption-proof’ former prosecutor of Dagestan appointed  deputy of Chayka
Igor Tkachev Photo: TASS

Igor Tkachev is expected to be elevated to Moscow in the near future.

Prosecutor of Kurgan region Igor Tkachev has received an appointment of a deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, reports RBK with reference to a couple of sources in the upper house of parliament.

The sources say the Federation Council is going to carry out the appointment in the near future - presumably at the final pre-New Year meeting of the upper house of parliament on December 21.

The sources noted that according to the law on the Public Prosecution Service of the Russian Federation, the Prosecutor General is to provide names of the candidates to the President. After that, they are to be appointed by the upper house of parliament.

Tkachev was born in Stavropol region. He graduated from Moscow State Academy of Law. He has been working for the Prosecution Service for several decades. In 1997, he was appointed a Prosecutor of the department on supervision over investigation of hate crimes in the general directorate of the Prosecutor-General’s Office in the Northern Caucasus region.

He had been a head of regional Prosecutor offices in Dagestan and Orenburg region. He was appointed a Prosecutor of Kurgan region in 2015.

The CrimeRussia reported earlier Tkachev was expected to be appointed a deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. According to Znak.com, Tkachev is believed to be a ‘corruption-proof’ Prosecutor.

Other candidates had also run for a deputy of Yury Chayka, RBС sources say. In particular, there was a head of the Main Personnel Directorate of the Prosecutor-General’s Office Sergey Zamuruev, as well as a director of administrative management Andrey Nekrasov. However, they did not receive approval.

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