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Pshonka appoints prosecutor of Odesa region

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Aug. 21, 2012, 4:35 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka has appointed Oleksandr Halkin as prosecutor of Odesa region.
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Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka has appointed Oleksandr Halkin as prosecutor of Odesa region.

"Odesa region is a very difficult region and effectiveness of work of prosecution agencies should be improved in such direction as supervision of law enforcers, investigators, law enforcement activities also should be improved," the media liaisons department of the Prosecutor General's Office cited Pshonka as saying.

Earlier, Halkin worked as deputy prosecutor general of Ukraine. He was replaced by Vitaliy Bilous.

Halkin is a 3rd rank state councilor of justice. He has been working for prosecution agencies since 1986.

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