Zelenskyy military shake-up continues as new face takes over Ukraine's elite Special Operations Forces

Zelenskyy military shake-up continues as new face takes over Ukraine's elite Special Operations Forces
Zelenskyy military shake-up continues as new face takes over Ukraine's elite Special Operations Forces
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appointed a new commander of the Special Operations Forces, Colonel Serhiy Lupanchuk, according to a decree published on the President's website on Nov. 3.

There is no information about Lupanchuk in open sources.

Previously, Major General Viktor Khorenko, a participant in the Russo-Ukrainian war, was the commander of the SOF. Zelenskyy signed a decree on his dismissal on the same day.

Khorenko had served as the commander of the Special Operations Forces since July 25, 2022.

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The Special Operations Forces are a separate branch of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which includes special forces and information and psychological special operations units.

They are staffed by specially trained professionals with special capabilities in the areas of intelligence, direct action and military support, and perform complex, dangerous and sometimes politically sensitive operations.

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