This was announced by Adviser to the Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.
"Just now, during the solemn meeting on the occasion of awarding policemen fighting in the ATO, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that he has appointed 35-year-old deputy Azov battalion commander, police Lieutenant Colonel Vadym Troian chief of the Kyiv region police," Herashchenko wrote.
According to Herashchenko, Vadym became a volunteer of Azov battalion in May this year, and together with Andrii Biletskyi and Azov team liberated Mariupol from the terrorists, took part in Ilovaisk operation, defended Mariupol from the attack of the Russian invaders with a gun in his hands.
"The idea to appoint volunteers who joined the police force by the call of heart and soul to senior positions in action! I personally know Vadym, and I can say that this is a truly revolutionary appointment. Now the police of the Kyiv region will become an example for the rest of Ukraine! We will implement the most advanced approaches to the reform of the Interior Ministry in the Kyiv region. Me, newly elected lawmaker Andrii Biletskyi, and the whole Azov team will help Vadym to restore order and reform the police in the Kyiv region," Herashchenko wrote.
"Vadym Troian is first on the left," Interior Minister's adviser captioned the photo.