Contents tagged with Zaluzhny

  • Zelensky confirms he is considering military leadership reshuffle

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he is "considering" leadership changes, not only in the military sphere. This statement emerged as President Zelensky addressed questions about the potential dismissal of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Valeriy Zaluzhny, during an interview with Italian broadcaster Rai 1 aired on Sunday, February 4.

    In response to the journalist's query regarding Zaluzhny, Zelensky mentioned that Ukraine needs a "reset," which implies a change …

  • President Zelensky reportedly delays dismissal of Ukraine's military chief Zaluzhny due to a data leak

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had plans to dismiss the country's top military commander, Valeriy Zaluzhny, on January 29 but postponed the decision following a data leak about the dismissal, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. According to a former high-ranking Ukrainian official cited by the newspaper, the process of removing Zaluzhny from his position is now being slowed down.

    A Ukrainian parliamentarian familiar with the leadership's plans confirmed the information, adding that …

  • Commander-in-Chief Zaluzhny: Ukrainian Forces have regained control of some previously lost positions in Donbas

    The Ukrainian military managed to recapture previously lost positions in certain areas of the front in the Donetsk region and gained a foothold there, said the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Valeriy Zaluzhny during a telephone conversation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, General Mark Milley.

    Zaluzhny said that the situation in the Donetsk direction remains the most difficult. The Russians conduct up to 50 attacks every day there.

    "Fierce …

  • Ukrainian Army Commander calls on the West to supply long-range weapons to Ukraine

    Western weapons and equipment are helping the Ukrainian Armed forces to expel Russian occupiers from Ukrainian soil. However, now the Ukrainian military needs long-range weapons, said the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valerii Zaluzhnyi.

    "It's very hard for us, but we are standing. We are fighting for every section of the front, for every settlement. Western weapons and equipment help us to drive the enemy out of our land," he wrote.

    Zaluzhny stressed that now the West …

  • Former leader of Right Sector becomes advisor to Commander-in-Chief of Ukrainian Armed Forces

    Commander of the Ukrainian Volunteer Army, ex-MP, ex-leader of the right-wing Ukrainian nationalist political party and paramilitary movement Right Sector Dmytro Yarosh was appointed as an adviser to the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    "By order of Lieutenant General Valery Zaluzhny, I was appointed as an adviser to the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Thank you for your trust! Together we will win!", said Yarosh on his Facebook page.

    Yarosh did not provide …

  • Zelensky appoints new Commander-In-Chief of Ukrainian Armed Forces

    Ukraine is going through major changes in its power structures. After new appointments in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the SBU and the Foreign Intelligence Service, the changes have reached the Army. Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak has been replaced by Major General, Commander of the Pivnich (North) Operational Command, Valery Zaluzhny.

    Khomchak headed the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces for two years. He says that during this time, the …