Deputy Prosecutor General resigned, the source said

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Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Semchishin has resigned in connection with the retirement on superannuation, told RIA Novosti source familiar with the situation.

«The resignation Semchishin asks to release him from his position of Deputy Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation in connection with the attainment of retirement age on superannuation,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the resignation Semchyshyna must be approved by the Federation Council. Relevant documents have been sent. In accordance with the schedule of meetings of the Federation Council, the next meeting of the chamber held on 7 November.

After the resignation Semchyshyna freed the second place the Deputy Prosecutor General. First became vacant after the death in early October, the incumbent Sahak Karapetyan.