THE CONSTITUTION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION (1993)

  1. The Prosecution Service of the Russian Federation shall be the single centralized structure in which prosecutors are subordinate to superior prosecutors and the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.
  2. The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation shall be appointed and dismissed by the Council of Federation* upon the proposal of the President of the Russian Federation.
  3. The prosecutors of the subjects of the Russian Federation shall be appointed by the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation by agreement with these subjects.
  4. Other prosecutors shall be appointed by the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.
  5. The powers, organization and procedures of the functioning of the Prosecution Service of the Russian Federation shall be determined by Federal Law.