The Prosecutor’s office confirmed reports about the resignation Semchyshyna

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Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Ivan Semchishin has filed a resignation in connection with retirement, told reporters on Friday the official representative of Department Alexander Kurennoy.

Informed RIA Novosti about it said a source familiar with the situation.

«Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Semchishin has submitted a letter of resignation in connection with retirement. Now, in accordance with the procedure, the documents will be submitted to the presidential administration, then in the Federation Council,» — said the Colonel.

As previously reported by the source, the resignation Semchyshyna must be approved by the Federation Council, the 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.

Semchishin was born in 1960, is a state counselor of justice of first class. Has been Deputy attorney General since 2006.

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