A decisive signal for successors: what is known about personnel rotations in the Ukrainian authorities


A strong signal for successors: what is known about personnel rotations in the Ukrainian authorities

Large-scale personnel changes suddenly began in the top leadership of our state. In particular, it became known that Deputy Head of the Office of the President Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Prosecutor General Oleksiy Symonenko, Deputy Minister of Defense Vyacheslav Shapovalov and other officials have left their posts.

Tuesday, January 24, began from the news that high-ranking officials of several state structures of Ukraine simultaneously wrote letters of resignation. In this articleChannel 24 has collected everything that is known about unexpected personnel rotations in the highest echelons of power.

At about 08:00 am, Kyrylo Timoshenko posted a photo on his Telegram channel in which he is holding resignation letter.

I ask you to dismiss me from the post of Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine at my own request, the document says.

Tymoshenko's statement for dismissal from the OP/Photo from social networks

At the same time, he thanked President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky for his trust and the opportunity to do good deeds every day and every minute. Tymoshenko also expressed gratitude to each head of the regional military administrations, mayors of cities, the team of the OP and, of course, the Armed Forces.

Pay attention!As noted by Babel, Tymoshenko may become the head of one of the regional military administrations, but which one is still unknown. However, People's Deputy Yaroslav Zheleznyak suggested that it was about the Kyiv OVA, which is now headed by Oleksiy Kuleba. p>According to preliminary information, Andrei Kostin himself has already signed the application for the dismissal of Alexei Simonenko from the post of Deputy Prosecutor General. It is known that Simonenko wrote this statement of his own free will after the scandal over his vacation abroad.

The journalists themselves conducted an investigation, during which it became known that Symonenko was in the Spanish municipality of Marbella during the holidays. In total, he was outside the state for 10 days, and therefore, obviously, he received a “punishment” in the form of dismissal.

On this topic, it should be said that in a recent address, President Zelensky stated that by decision of the National Security and Defense Council he was banned departure from the country to Ukrainian officials, in particular people's deputies, representatives of central and local authorities.

Deputy head of the Ministry of Defense Vyacheslav Shapovalov was informed about the resignation in the ministry itself. This happened after a recent scandal that the Ministry of Defense is buying products for the military at inflated prices.

Despite the fact that the voiced accusations are unfounded and unfounded, Shapovalov's announcement of his dismissal is a worthy deed in the traditions of European and democratic politics, a demonstration that the interests of defense are higher than any offices or chairs, the message says.

In addition, it is noted that the official worked as responsibly as possible, but was forced to take this step in order to ensure the stable functioning of the department, the credibility of which was recently undermined by baseless accusations.

Shapovalov's application for dismissal/Photo by the Ministry of Defense

At about 11 a.m., Deputy Minister of Community Development Ivan Lukerya posted a letter of resignation on his social networks. He wrote that he had made this decision at the beginning of the year, and thanked the Government, the Verkhovna Rada, the OP, the heads of the OVA and the mayors of the cities.

Lukeri's letter of resignation/Photo from social networks< /p>

Who Else Can Resign

  • Information is spreading over the network that the National Security and Defense Council and the Cabinet of Ministers will also decide on personnel changes among the heads of military administrations. This is reported by the publication “Ukrainian Truth”. It is likely that the heads of the CAA of Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions will resign.
  • In addition, the media noted that on Tuesday, January 24, the Cabinet of Ministers may consider the dismissal of the heads of 5 regional military administrations. We are talking about the head of the Dnepropetrovsk regional police department Valentina Reznichenko, the Zaporizhzhia police department – Alexander Starukh, the Kyiv police department – Oleksiy Kuleba, the Sumy police department – Dmitry Zhivitsky and the Kherson police department – Yaroslav Yanushevich.
  • But the RBC-Ukraine portal believes that personnel rotations are also possible within the government itself. In particular, Minister of Energy German Galushchenko, as well as Minister of Youth and Sports Vadim Gutzeit and Head of the Ministry of Strategic Industry Pavel Ryabikin may resign.

Recall that Vladimir Zelensky announced important personnel decisions in the structures of the central government, regions and law enforcement agencies. Obviously, in the near future they will become known to the general public.

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