Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the Public Relations Department of the National Police of Ukraine.
First Deputy Head of the Vinnytsia regional police Yurii Pedos has been temporarily assigned to perform duties of head of the National Police Main Directorate in the Vinnytsia region. Yurii Pedos successfully passed recertification to the National Police of Ukraine last December.
Native of Crimea Anton Shevtsov was appointed regional police head Jan. 28, 2016. He served in a law enforcement agency in Sevastopol prior to the annexation of Crimea, after which he was voluntarily discharged in March 2014. He served in the Luhansk-1 Battalion in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area since June 2014. Shevtsov headed Chernihiv region police since July 2015.
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