Court suspends top judicial officials amid political tug of war

Kyiv Post | May 17, 2019 at 11:46 AM
  • The Kyiv District Administrative Court late on May 15 suspended Serhiy Kozyakov, chairman of the High Qualification Commission of Judges, and his deputy Stanyslav Shchotka from their positions at the High Qualification Commission of Judges.
  • The Kyiv Administrative District Court on April 15 rejected Veselska’s motion to suspend Syrosh’s authority, allowing Syrosh to join the High Qualification Commission.
  • Judge Roman Bregei has initiated an administrative case against the High Qualification Commission’s selection of Supreme Court judges and a criminal case into alleged abuse of power by commission members.