Federation Council approved resignation of Deputy Prosecutor General for North Caucasus Ivan Sydoruk
In April, Sydoruk filed a letter of superannuation.
The Federation Council discharged the Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, Ivan Sydoruk, who was responsible for the prosecutor's office in the North Caucasus, reports TASS.
Sydoruk filed a letter of superannuation on April 18.
One of the last actions of Sydoruk in the position of the Deputy Prosecutor General was the approval of the indictment in a case of two natives of Stavropol, accused of armed attack on military personnel in the territory of Botlikhsky district of Dagestan in 1999.
From 1998 to 2003, Ivan Sydoruk was the Prosecutor of St. Petersburg. Then he became Prosecutor of the Moscow region. In 2006, after Yury Chaika was appointed to the post of Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, he became his Deputy and oversaw the work of the department first in the Southern Federal District and then in the North Caucasus.
Sydoruk is an honored lawyer of the Russian Federation, honorary prosecutor, doctor of law and professor. In the April issue of Index of Power of expert agency Davydov. Index Sydoruk ranked 128th among 500 federal officials, leaving the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs behind and losing to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The intel scandal involving Oleg Smolenkov, who had access to the Kremlin and possessed valuable information, has become a widely discussed topic. It was CNN who reported, citing sources in the CIA and Donald Trump administration, on the “informant” being evacuated from Russia in 2017. It turned out that for certain people in Russia, the spy’s disappearance was not a secret, while the Russian elite denied the fact of espionage in unison with the American one. The Smolenkov family was forced to leave their luxurious mansion in Virginia, and their current whereabouts are unknown. Smolenkov’s “patron,” Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation for the International Sector Yury Ushakov, continues to fulfill his duties. The CrimeRussia looked into the story of “exfiltration” of the top informant and the possible consequences of his work as an intelligencer.