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Kharkiv's Ukrainian military commander replaced amid Russian advance

Russian troops launched an advance towards the district's borders in the early hours of May 10

Май 13, 2024 13:58 377

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The Ukrainian army has made a change in leadership of the defense of Kharkiv, a key northeastern city. He was replaced during the Russian offensive, writes BTA.

A new commander has been appointed to lead the Ukrainian ground forces, Reuters has announced - Brigadier General Mykhailo Drapati.

Operational-strategic military group "Khortitsya" told the RBC-Ukraine media that the decision to appoint the post was made on May 11, quoted by BTA.

Further details were not provided.

As the situation evolves, the change in leadership signifies Ukraine's commitment to defend its territory and adapt to the challenges posed by the Russian offensive.

Russian troops launched an offensive towards the borders of the district in the early hours of May 10, Reuters and BTA recall.