The head of the High qualifications Commission of judges of Russia (vkks) Sergii Koziakov does not preclude the growth of political pressure during the second stage of the contest judges to the Supreme court due to electoral campaigns 2019.

“If to carry out the competition in the second half of the year (2018 – if), it will be a terrible political pressure because of the elections (presidential and parliamentary – if) next year,” said Koziakov S. the forum “100 days of work of the Supreme court” on Thursday in Kiev.

According to him, currently “very much” felt “political component” and the closer the elections, the more it will feel this component .