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Zelenskyy appoints three chairmen of Oblast Military Administrations

Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 21:34
Zelenskyy appoints three chairmen of Oblast Military Administrations

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed decrees appointing heads of Oblast Military Administrations in Kherson, Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.

Source: decrees on the President's website

Details: Serhiy Lysak became the new chairman of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.


Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration is now headed by Yuriy Malashko, and Oleksandr Prokudin will chair the Kherson Oblast Military Administration.

For reference: Serhiy Lysak is an employee of the Security Service of Ukraine. In 2020-2023, he headed the SSU Department in Zhytomyr Oblast. On 19  July 2022, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appointed Lysak to the position of chairman of the SSU in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

Yuriy Malashko is the Acting Head of anti-terrorist Center under the Security Service of Ukraine.


According to data from open sources, Oleksandr Prokudin is a native of Mykolaiv. Since 2000, he has worked in the Internal Affairs' bodies. From 2019 to February 2022, he was the head of the Main Directorate of the National Police of Kherson Oblast. Prokudin was also associated with entrepreneur Ihor Kolykhaiev, the current mayor of Kherson.

Background: On 24 January, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy dismissed the heads of Kherson, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Military Administrations.

The heads of the Kyiv and Sumy Oblast Military Administrations have still not been appointed.

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