Ukraine’s Zelenskyy fires senior military commander, no reason given – National

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Sunday fired a senior military commander serving to lead the battle in opposition to Russian troops within the nation’s embattled east however gave no reason for the transfer.

In a one-line decree, Zelenskyy introduced the dismissal of Eduard Moskalyov as commander of the joint forces of Ukraine, that are engaged in battles within the Donbas area.

Zelenskyy talked about Moskalyov in a each day handle on Friday when itemizing the military commanders he had spoken to. Moskalyov had been within the submit since March 2022, shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine.

Neither the joint forces’ Fb nor Twitter accounts made any point out of the dismissal.


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Russian forces are making concerted efforts to seize the 2 jap areas that make up the Donbas, and Zelenskyy has in latest weeks variously described the military state of affairs within the east as troublesome and painful.

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Professional-Moscow items are focusing their efforts on town of Bakhmut, mounting repeated assaults regardless of struggling what Ukrainian and Western officers say are heavy casualties.

In a Fb submit, the Ukrainian armed forces’ common employees mentioned Russian troops had carried out a number of unsuccessful assaults within the Bakhmut space on Sunday.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren; enhancing by Jonathan Oatis)

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