Oleh Makhnitskyi

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Oleh Makhnitskyi
Олег Махніцький
Oleh Makhnitskyi April 2014.jpg
Oleh Makhnitskyi in 2014
General Prosecutor of Ukraine
(acting)
In office
February 24, 2014 – June 18, 2014
President Oleksandr Turchynov (acting)
Preceded by Viktor Pshonka
Succeeded by Vitaly Yarema[1]
Personal details
Born Oleh Ihorovych Makhnitskyi
(1970-03-15) March 15, 1970 (age 47)
Lviv, Ukrainian SSR
Alma mater Lviv University

Oleh Ihorovych Makhnitskyi (Ukrainian: Олег Ігорович Махніцький) is a Ukrainian politician and lawyer. MP of Ukraine 7th Convocation, as a member of "Svoboda".

Ukraine Parliamentary Commissioner for the supervision of the General Prosecutor of Ukraine from February 22, 2014.[2]

From February 24, 2014 — Acting Prosecutor General. The same day Oleh Makhnitsky left Svoboda.[3] President Petro Poroshenko dismissed Makhnitskyi on 18 June 2014 following his own request to resign.[4]

Suspicion in corruption[edit]

In July 2014 an internet newspaper nedelya-ua.com published an article of unknown author with allegation of the Makhnitsky's real estate possessions in London that worth around €8.5 millions.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MPs agree to Yarema's appointment as prosecutor general". Interfax-Ukraine. June 19, 2014. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted the Resolution "On appointing O.I. Makhnitskyi the Commissioner for controlling the activity of the Prosecutor's General Office of Ukraine"". Israel Foreign Affairs. Archived from the original on November 27, 2014. Retrieved November 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ Makhnitsky: Inaction of the Prosecutor Office seems very strange. LIGA news. 31 December 2014
  4. ^ "Ukrainian president dismisses Makhnitsky as acting prosecutor general". Interfax-Ukraine. June 18, 2014. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved June 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ Ex-prosecutor immediately buys mansion in London. Nedelya-ua. 10 July 2014

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