Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed prosecutors in the occupied territories of Ukraine.
This is stated in his decree.
Hleb Mykhaylov was appointed on the place of the so-called "prosecutor" of the occupied Luhansk region, Andriy Spivak — of the Donetsk region, Kirill Osypchuk — of the Zaporizhzhia region, and Andriy Petrov — of the Kherson region. They are "appointed" for a five-year term.
According to open data, Mykhailov held the post of the deputy prosecutor of Dagestan (Russian Federation), Spivak — the "prosecutor general" of the "DPR", Osypchuk — the first deputy prosecutor of Rostov region (Russian Federation), Petrov — the deputy prosecutor of Kirov region (Russian Federation).
- On October 5, Putin signed "federal laws" on the annexation of occupied parts of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions. He also appointed "leaders" of these regions.