Viktor Yanukovych is freed from the post of Chief of the General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces Commander Gregory Pedchenko.
As reported by "Interfax", the corresponding decree signed on February 18, is available on the official website of the Ukrainian president.
The other day, Gregory Pedchenko personally confirmed the dismissal. He said that he decided to retire from the General Staff and announced the decision of the president's own. The new Chief of Staff, Chief of Defence of the country appointed Vladimir Zaman.