One of Constitutional Court judges announces his retirement

Source : 112 Ukraine

Judge Ihor Slidenko stated that he had written the resignation letter because of pressure put on him
19:19, 30 October 2020

Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) Ihor Slidenko
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Judge of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) Ihor Slidenko, who is the rapporteur in the e-declaration case, on the eve of the hearings, which took place on October 8, wrote a resignation letter due to pressure. He announced this during a briefing, Ukrinform reports.

"Before the oral hearing on the evening of October 7, I was called and told that I was behaving incorrectly and that I would have problems. On October 8, I wrote my resignation letter," Slidenko said.

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Slidenko noted that he could not yet name the name of the person who allegedly had called him from the President's Office.

As we reported earlier, Chair of the Constitutional Court Oleksandr Tupytsky stated that the bill initiated by President Volodymyr Zelensky has characteristics of the constitutional coup in Ukraine.

Fedir Venislavsky, Zelensky's representative in the Constitutional Court, stated that his bill was inconsistent with the Constitution of Ukraine, but there were clear threats to national security in the actions of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

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