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 Former United States Attorney could become Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Bureau Head

Ukrainian-born Bohdan Vitvitsky, a former federal prosecutor and Assistant US Attorney, runs for the office of the head of Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau

Liga reported Friday, citing three independent sources relevant to the candidates' search, Censor.NET informs.

According to sources, the Presidential Administration representatives are carrying out negotiations with him.

"He [Vitvitsky] has not made a final decision yet, as has not received independence guarantees of the position," a source acquainted with Vitvitsky said

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United States Attorneys also known as federal prosecutors represent the United States federal government in United States district court and United States court of appeals. There are 93 U.S. Attorneys stationed throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Mikheil Saakashvili, former President of Georgia, is among the main candidates for the post of the chief of Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Bureau. David Sakvarelidze and Gizo Uglava, both Georgian nationals, who worked as deputy chief prosecutors and were responsible for fighting against corruption in their home country, are also being considered as potential bureau chiefs.

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau to start working from Jan. 14.

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