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Cabinet approves SBU general for Donetsk regional head

The president is yet to issue a decree to this effect.

Cabinet approves SBU general for Donetsk regional head
Photo: Mariupol TV

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the nomination of SBU Maj-Gen Oleksandr Kuts for the post of the chairman of the Donetsk regional military-civil administration, his predecessor Pavlo Zhebrivskyy has said in an interview with 5 Kanal TV.

"I think that the president will shortly issue a decree and he will represent Donetsk Region," he said.

Kuts has headed the SBU main directorate in Donetsk and Luhansk regions since August 2017

President Petro Poroshenko dismissed Zhebrivskyy from the post of the chairman of the Donetsk regional military-civil administration on 13 June 2018.

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