Zelensky appoints Oleksandr Pavliuk as new commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Oleksandr Pavliuk as the new commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces, according to a presidential decree published on February 11.
The day before, Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers relieved Oleksandr Pavliuk of his position as first deputy defense minister, citing Pavliuk’s “transition to another job.”
Previously, Oleksandr Syrskyi held the position. On February 8, he was appointed as the new commander-in-chief of Ukraine’s Armed Forces.
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