The president of Ukraine has given the general ranks to ten colonels, and also has raised in a rank of six more generals.
It is stated in the relevant Decrees of the President on assignment of the military ranks signed on October 14.
According to the Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 452/2016 the general - the colonel have received a military rank the general - the lieutenant Drozdov Sergey Semenovich - the commander of Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the general - the lieutenant Dublyany Alexander Vladimirovich - the deputy minister of defense of Ukraine - the chief of staff.
The general - lieutenants became the general - the major Artemenko Artur Nikolaevich - to the chief of staff - the first second-in-command Vozdushnykh Sil VSU and the general - the major Lokota Alexander Dmitriyevich–first second-in-command of Land forces of AFU.
The general - the major have received from Poroshenko the colonel Vishnevsky Sergey Dmitriyevich–chief of radio engineering troops Air Sil VSU; the colonel Gruntkovsky Oleg Leonidovich is the chief of Head department morally - psychological providing AFU; the colonel Kovalchuk Andrey Trofimovich is the chief of staff - the first deputy commander of high-mobile landing troops of AFU; the colonel Sadovsky Nikolay Stepanovich - to the director of the department of military education, science, social and humanitarian policy of the Ministry of Defence; the colonel Yaretsky Andrey Nikolaevich is the second-in-command Air Sil on aircraft - the chief of aircraft Air Sil VSU; the colonel Yarusevich Yury Nikolaevich is the Chief of Staff - the first second-in-command of rocket troops and artillery of Command of Land forces of AFU.
In the text of the decree No. 453/2016 it is told: «To give the military rank the general - the lieutenant the general - to the major Penkov Vladimir Ivanovich - the chief of National academy of National guard of Ukraine. To give the military rank the general - the major to the colonel Gordiychuk Vladimir Ivanovich - the chief of the Western territorial administration of National guard of Ukraine».
In the text of the decree No. 454/2016 it is noted: «To give the military rank the general - the major п to an olkovnik to Kozlowski Oleg Anatolyevich - the head of department of the Security Service of Ukraine in the Luhansk region; to the colonel Kutsyu Alexander Ivanovich - the head of department of the Security Service of Ukraine in Donetsk region».
And in the text of the decree No. 455/2016 it is noted: «To give the military rank the general - the lieutenant the general - to the major Kosik Sergey Nikolaevich - the chief of the Southern regional government of the Public border service of Ukraine.
To give the military rank the general - the major to the colonel Kryzhanovsky Igor Nikolaevich - the deputy director of department - the head of department of the organization quickly - search activity of Department of operational activity of Administration of the Public border service of Ukraine».
Let's remind, on the occasion of Day of the defender of Ukraine the President Petro Poroshenko has awarded has awarded with a medal «Defender Otechestva» fighter «Saint Nikolay» Alexander Narodovy and Order of Bohdan Khmelnitsky 2 class ex-the commander 79-й ОДШБр Alexey Shandar.