President Vladimir Zelensky intends not only to dismiss General Valeriy Zaluzhny from the post of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but also to replace the Chief of the General Staff of Ukraine. The media write that consultations are underway at the OPU on this issue.
Ukrainskaya Pravda, citing sources in Zelensky’s team and military circles, writes that the head of state is thinking about replacing the chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, reports NBN.
Journalists' interlocutors said that in addition to the dismissal of Zaluzhny from the post of commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the OPU is also thinking about replacing the chief of the General Staff of Ukraine, which has been headed by Lieutenant General Sergei Shaptala since July 2021.
According to media reports , the commander-in-chief and chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine may be replaced in the middle of the week.
Note that in an interview with an Italian television channel, the president said that it is necessary not only to replace one person, but also to update various leaders of the country, and also to perform a “reset” in various sectors.
Previously, Advisor to the Head of Zelensky's Office, Mikhail Podolyak, commented on the reaction of citizens to rumors about a change in the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.