Ukraine Constitutional Court chief resigns as dissolution deliberations continue Michael Sung at 12:25 PM ET
[JURIST] Ivan Dombrovsky, chairperson of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine [official website; JURIST news archive], resigned without elaboration Thursday as the 18-judge court continued to deliberate the constitutionality of Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko's April 2 decree [text; JURIST report] dissolving parliament and calling for new elections. The Constitutional Court has appointed Deputy Chair Valery Pshenichny to be the new chief justice. Pshenichny was the first judge dismissed [JURIST report] by Yushchenko in April.
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