Cabinet okays appointment of three new regional governors
The Cabinet approved the appointment of the heads of three Regional Military Administrations (Photo:NV)
The Ukrainian government has supported the appointment of new heads of Zaporizhzhya, Dnipro, and Kherson oblast state administrations, reads a post on the cabinet’s Telegram channel on Feb. 7.
The candidacies were previously mentioned in the relevant draft decrees of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. He said that regional governors with military experience would be appointed in the frontline oblasts.
The new heads of regional state administrations are:
Serhiy Lysak (Dnipropetrovsk Oblast);
Yuriy Malashko (Zaporizhzhya Oblast);
Oleksandr Prokudin (Kherson Oblast).
On Jan. 24, the Cabinet of Ministers dismissed five heads of regional administrations: in addition to the three mentioned above, the governors of Kyiv and Sumy oblasts. Oleksiy Kuleba, the former head of the Kyiv Oblast Military Administration, was appointed deputy head of the President’s Office.
On Feb. 7, the Verkhovna Rada appointed Vasyl Malyuk as head of Ukraine’s SBU security service and Ihor Klymenko as Minister of Internal Affairs.
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