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 General Kikhtenko Becomes New Governor of Donetsk Region

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appointed General Oleksandr Kikhtenko as the head of the Donetsk Regional State Administration.

Censor.NET reports about this, citing Interfax.

Press-secretary of the President Sviatoslav Tsegolko said that "the President dismissed Taruta as the head of the Donetsk Regional State Administration and appointed Kikhtenko instead."

Read also: Taruta Dismissed from Governor's Seat

In 2001, Kikhtenko became the first deputy commander of the Interior Troops of Ukraine and the Chief of Staff of the Interior Troops of Ukraine.

Since February 2005, he was the commander of the Interior Troops of Ukraine, Colonel-General (March 2006).

Also in April 2007, General Kikhtenko became a member of the National Security and Defense Council.

Read also: Donetsk Governor: Today's Peace Is No Better Than War

 
 
 
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