Zelensky appoints Syrsky head of Ukraine’s armed forces: statement

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday appointed commander of the ground forces Oleksandr Syrsky as the country’s new army chief, in a dramatic military shakeup nearly two years into Russia’s invasion.

“Starting today, a new management team will take over the leadership of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” Zelensky said. “I appointed Colonel-General Syrsky as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.”

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