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 Chief of the General Staff in the ATO Area Got a Concussion - Poroshenko. VIDEO

Chief of the General Staff General Mykhailo Kutsyn got a concussion during the anti-terrorist operation.

This was announced by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, when he was representing new candidates in the power block in the Verkhovna Rada, Censor.NET informs.

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"Yesterday Kutsyn got a concussion and he is now in hospital," he said. He expressed gratitude to Kutsyn for fulfilling his duties.

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President announced that he proposes to appoint the head of the General Staff Viktor Muzhenko to replace Kutsyn. Also the Verkhovna Rada appointed Valerii Geletei as a new Defense Minister.