Putin removed Ukraine war commander
Russian President Vladimir Putin removed General Sergei Vladimirovich Surovykin, the chief military officer of Russia engaged in the Ukraine war, just three months after taking office. News: BBC.
Now Russia’s Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov will now lead the ‘special military operation’. The Russian government refers to the invasion of Ukraine as a special military operation.
The newly released General Surovykin recently led aggressive attacks on several installations in Ukraine, including power plants. General Sergey Surovykin has a reputation as a militant and brutal army officer.
General Surovykin was removed at a time when Russia was claiming a good position in eastern Ukraine.