Contents tagged with Muzhenko

  • The Ukrainian Prosecutor's Office is investigating the statement of the Chief of the General Staff on the disruption of the de-occupation operation of the Crimea

    The Prosecutor's Office has begun investigating a statement by the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Viktor Muzhenko, regarding the disruption of a landing operation planned in March 2014 to ensure the de-occupation of the Crimea, which was annexed by Russia, as indicated an April 13 court ruling.

    According to the ruling, the Main Military Prosecutor's Office studied Muzhenko's interview with Ukrayinska Pravda web site which was published on April 12.

    "[The interview] contains …

  • Muzhenko: Ukrainian military is allowed to respond fully to the enemy's provocations

    The situation in the Donbas has deteriorated and the Ukrainian military have been given permission to respond fully to the enemy's provocations, as stated by the Chief of the General Staff, and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Viktor Muzhenko, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    "Since the day before yesterday, we have been seeing an increase in the number of mortar attacks, attacks from guns, and the use of tanks. In particular, the latter were used by the enemy yesterday against the …

  • Interpol rejects Russia's request to put Chief of Ukraine’s General Staff on wanted list

    Interpol has refused to place Viktor Muzhenko, the Chief of Ukraine’s General Staff, on the international wanted list at Russia’s request, as was stated during a press conference by the head of the Ukrainian Interpol Bureau, Vasyl Nevolya.

    According to him, the same decision was made regarding Russia’s request to search for the ex-governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, Ihor Kolomoyskyi, and the Minister of Internal Affairs, Arsen Avakov. "The answer was the same... it is contrary to Interpol’s …

  • Chief Of Staff of Ukrainian Army called in for questioning over 2014 air crash in eastern Ukraine

    The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Viktor Muzhenko, was called in for questioning on the crash of an IL-76 cargo jet over Luhansk in eastern Ukraine which claimed the lives of 49 people. This was reported by Ukrainian Channel 5.

    According to Channel 5, the Chief of Staff was questioned by the Pavlograd court of the Dnipro region. The questioning was conducted via teleconference. The commander of the 25th Transport Aviation Brigade,Dmitry Mimrikov, was also summoned …