Vladimir Putin recommends Andrei Ryzhenkov as Supreme Court judge candidate
Penza, 8 December 2015. PenzaNews. Russian President Vladimir Putin has recommended Andrei Ryzhenkov, acting chairman of the Penza regional court, to the Russian Federation Council as a candidate to be assigned a Supreme Court judge.
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Another candidate for this post is Mikhail Zhubrin, says the Kremlin website.
Andrei Mikhaylovich Ryzhenkov was born in Chernovtsy town of the Ukrainian SSR in 1970.
He graduated the Kiev Suvorov Military Academy in 1988, and received a degree in the Vladikavkaz Supreme Military General Service Academy in 1992.
After a term of service in the Russian military garrison in Germany, he worked in the management of the Russian Federal Tax Police Service for the Krasnodar Krai.
Andrei Ryzhenkov has received a law degree in the Kiban State Agricultural University.
In 2000, he was appointed the magistrate for the judicial district No. 36 in the Karasun administrative area of Krasnodar. In 2004, he was promoted to the judge of the Sovetsk area court in Krasnodar.
Since October 2007, he has been working as the first assistant chairman of the Penza regional court.