General Anatoly Barhylevich was appointed on Friday by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky as the head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. He replaced General Serhiy Shaptała in this position.
General Anatoly Barhylewycz has been the commander of the Territorial Defense Forces for the last four months Ukraine.
– He is an experienced man who understands the tasks of this war and the goals of Ukraine – said the president about the new chief of the General Staff.
He added that General Syrski’s deputies have also been appointed. – All these boys are brave, professional, each with good knowledge of the front and the real needs of Ukrainian soldiers, Zelensky said.
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