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Who is General Syrskyi, Ukraine's new chief commander?

Who is General Syrskyi, Ukraine's new chief commander?

by Dinara Khalilova

Following months of reports about a rift in Ukraine's political and military leadership, President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Commander-in-Chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi, who had led Ukraine's military since before the full-scale invasion. Zelensky replaced Zaluzhnyi with General Oleksandr Syrskyi, who had previously served as the commander of Ukraine's Ground Forces and the

Contradicting reports point at dismissal of Zaluzhnyi as top commander; Zelensky's office denies it

Contradicting reports point at dismissal of Zaluzhnyi as top commander; Zelensky's office denies it

Editor's Note: This is a developing story. Ukraine's Commander-in-Chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi may have been dismissed on Jan. 29, according to sources of the Kyiv Independent and several other Ukrainian media. No official decree has been published on President Volodymyr Zelensky's website yet. A Kyiv Independent source in the General Staff

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