Judges Kolesnychenko, Kuzmyshyn, Justice Minister Lavrynovych elected as Supreme Council of Justice members
Judges Volodymyr Kolesnychenko and Vitaliy Kuzmyshyn and Ukrainian Justice Minister Oleksandr Lavrynovych have been elected as members of the Supreme Council of Justice of Ukraine.
"The first three [on the voting paper]," Batkivschyna parliamentary faction member Oleksandra Kuzhel told reporters while commenting on the results of the voting on Tuesday.
According to an Interfax-Ukraine reporter, 309 MPs voted for Kolesnychenko, 244 for Kuzmyshyn, and 238 for Lavrynovych.
Professional judges Volodymyr Kolesnychenko and Vitaliy Kuzmyshyn, Justice Minister Oleksandr Lavrynovych, lawyer and politician Serhiy Vlasenko, and Svoboda parliamentary faction MP Oleh Makhnytsky were the five candidates for membership in the Supreme Council of Justice.
The voting was conducted as a secret ballot.