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Supreme Anti-Corruption Court starts its work in Ukraine

Supreme Anti-Corruption Court starts its work in Ukraine
12:03, 5 September 2019

Olena Tanasevych, the head of Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine
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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court commenced its work and added that the work of the court would be assisted at the legislative level. He stated this during a briefing concerning the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

“I understand that there are some problems. There are problems with the boundaries of jurisdiction. I know that you expect more than 200 high-profile cases against top officials. We will help so that these people are punished,” Zelensky said.

The president added that the society had high expectations of the court.

Related: Creation of Anti-corruption Court of Ukraine to end in February, - Poroshenko

As it was reported earlier, Olena Tanasevych, the former judge of Pechenizky district court of Kharkiv region, has been elected the head of Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine. 

Olena Tanasevych will be chairing the supreme anti-corruption judicial authority for the next three years.

The law about the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine took effect in June 2018; it foresees that the authority should start working by June 2019. 38 judges were appointed by President Petro Poroshenko during last month of his rule. 

Related: Poroshenko appoints 38 judges of Supreme Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine

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