Ukrainian leader replaces Support Forces commander

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukrainian President

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# 04 March 2024 23:19 (UTC +04:00)

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy dismissed Dmytro Hereha as the commander of Ukraine's Support Forces, replacing him with Oleksandr Yakovets, according to his decrees published on March 4, APA reports citing Kyiv Independent.

The appointment is part of Zelenskyy's reshuffle of Ukraine's military command, which included the dismissal of Ukraine's top military commander Valerii Zaluzhnyi.

The Support Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is one of the main formations of the country's military, which is responsible for operational support of troops. This includes engineering support, electronic warfare, radiation, chemical and biological protection, and topographical and hydrometeorological support.