David Sakvarelidze

They are a former prosecutor of Tbilisi, a Georgian citizen David Sakvarelidze (previously he was already up for the position of the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine) and Vladimir Guzir. The first one will reform the prosecutor’s office and oversee personnel policies. The other one, as reported, will be responsible for investigation matters in the SBU, the Interior Ministry and the Tax police.

Just recently, Shokin announced the resignation of the head of the investigative department of the Prosecutor General Office Svyatoslav Lagnyak and the prosecutor of the Donetsk region Nicholai Frantovsky. The press service did not disclose the reasons of management reshuffling, however, it was noted that Lagnyak was investigating crimes against Euromaidan participants, as well as crimes of the “Yanukovych regime.”

On February 13, the appointment of former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili as a freelance advisor to Petro Poroshenko was announced. It is believed that he will head the “International Advisory Reform Council.”

From 2009 to 2012 David Sakvarelidze served as the first deputy to the Chief Prosecutor of Georgia – at a time when the president of the republic was Mikhail Saakashvili. Prior to that, he worked as a prosecutor of Tbilisi.

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