Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Ukraine President Zelensky Fires The Head Of The Ukraine Armed Forces

Ukraine President Zelensky  

Reuters: Ukraine's president replaces head of Territorial Defence Forces 

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has replaced the head of its Territorial Defence Forces nearly three months into the war with Russia without giving a reason. 

The Defence Ministry said on Monday Zelenskiy had appointed Major General Ihor Tantsyura to take over from Yuriy Halushkin as commander of the forces that are helping the Ukrainian army defend the country following Russia's invasion on Feb. 24. 

The ministry described Tantsyura as an experienced officer who was previously chief of staff of Ukraine's ground forces. 

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Update #1: Zelensky replaced the commander of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine – UNIAN (World Today News)  

Update #2: Zelensky recognizing the new commander of the Defense Forces: what is known about General Tantsyura (Rimont)  

WNU Editor: Another troubling sign that Ukraine is not winning this war.

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