Zelensky dismisses six deputy defense ministers

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyfired six deputy defense secretaries after firing the defense minister two weeks ago Oleksii Reznikov, involved in a corruption scandal.

Among them are the deputy defense ministers Hanna Maliar (who provided frequent updates on the progress of Ukrainian troops in their counteroffensive against Russian forces), Vitalii Deyneha and Denys Sharapov, as well as the State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Kostiantyn Vashchenko, They were fired, according to the Telegram report by Taras Melnychuk, the permanent representative of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.

Melnychuk gave no explanation for the layoffs, but the Kiev government has investigated allegations of corruption in the military related to equipment purchases.

The former defense minister Reznikov He was accused of entering into a contract with a Turkish company to purchase winter uniforms that “tripled” in value.

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