The UK Defense Ministry said yesterday that the Russian government had suspended generals and army commanders who had failed to fulfill military objectives during the war in Ukraine. The UK organization has published this information on its social networking sites.
“In recent weeks, Russia has been removing senior commanders who were not significantly active in the early stages of its occupation of Ukraine,” the British Defense Ministry wrote.
According to UK military intelligence, Lieutenant General Serhiy Kisel, commander of the elite 1st Guards Tank Army of the Russian Guard, has been suspended for failing to capture the Ukrainian municipality of Kharkiv. In addition, Igor Osibo, commander of the Black Sea Navy, was fired. The missile ship Moscow was wrecked.
The UK also says that the head of the public service, Valerie Gerasimov, is in a “dark” position regarding the confidence of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Russian President Vladimir Gerasimov is likely to remain in office, but it is not clear whether he still retains the confidence of President Putin,” they say.
The situation in Kharkiv is still tense
Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, is still a battleground during the conflict, despite Russian domination – Ukraine Was able to recapture part of the Russian border with the cityRecently, this Monday.
“We are proud of our soldiers who restored the border symbol. We thank all those who risked their lives to liberate Ukraine from Russian invaders,” Kharkiv region governor Oleg Sinekubov wrote in the Telegram.
* With information from AFP