The widow of the deceased in the Lugansk VGTRK journalist became a judge of the Supreme court

The Federation Council voted for the appointment of a Supreme court justice Catherine Korneluk, judges of the Arbitration court of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district. Her nomination presented to the senators the President of the Supreme court Vyacheslav Lebedev, reported on the website of the upper house of Parliament.

Yekaterina Kornelyuk 38 years. She graduated from the Ural state law Academy, specialty “jurisprudence”, then worked as an assistant judge in the Arbitration court of Yamalo-Nenets. Judge she became in 2010, is a member of the qualification Collegium of judges of the district. Have Kornelyuk third qualifying status.

The Supreme court of the Russian Federation consists of 170 judges of the armed forces. Candidate Kornelyuk senators the day before was presented by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Kornelyuk had applied for the contest on the bench VS in the Board on economic disputes, announced on may 26. Higher qualification Collegium of judges (vkks), which considers the candidates, endorsed her candidacy on June 14. Questions to the candidate, the Board has not arisen, noted portal

Yekaterina Kornelyuk — the widow of journalist VGTRK Igor Kornelyuk. who was mortally wounded as a result of mortar attack near Lugansk in the summer of 2014. Aiding and abetting in the murder Kornelyuk and his colleague Anton Voloshin accused the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko. March 22, a Russian court sentenced Savchenko to 22 years of imprisonment. May 25, Putin signed the decree about its pardon, Savchenko flew to Kiev. At the same time, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to pardon Eugene Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov, which in Kiev called “GRU soldiers.”

To pardon Savchenko appealed to the President of the families of the victims, spoke may 25 at a meeting with widows of journalists Putin.