Prosecutor Žydrūnas Radišauskas is to be appointed as deputy prosecutor general of Lithuania, the President's Office said on Monday.
Žydrūnas Radišauskas
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According to the press release, President Dalia Grybauskaitė gave a green light to the candidate proposed by Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis.

Radišauskas, 40, has been serving in the prosecution system for 18 years and has lately worked as deputy senior prosecutor at the Criminal Prosecution Department of the Prosecutor General's Office.

Radišauskas acquired his professional qualifications as a lawyer at the Law Faculty of Vilnius University. Between 2002 and 2007, he was in charge of serious crimes and organized crimes at the Vilnius Regional Prosecutor's Office after serving as prosecutor at Vilnius County Prosecutor's Office.

In Lithuania, deputy prosecutors general are appointed and dismissed by the president after proposal from the prosecutor general.

The deputy prosecutor general will take an oath on Tuesday.

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