Ruslan Homcastle: mil.gov.ua
The new chief of the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) became the General-the Lieutenant Ruslan Homchak, under whose leadership the Ukrainian troops carried out the operation to capture of Ilovaysk. Reports about it “Strenia”.
The hamakom 51, he was born in the Western Ukrainian city of Rivne. 2016 — first Deputy commander of Land forces of Ukraine. He was head of sector “South” and the operational command “B” during the fighting in the Donbas in the summer of 2014. Compounds under the guidance of Hamakom participated in the out of the so-called Ilovaisk boiler. It was reported that he broke out of the encirclement, together with the soldiers.
The previous head of the General staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko was dismissed on may 21 decision by the new Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.
The fighting associated with “Ilovaisky boiler”, began on the night of August 19, 2014. Ukrainian security forces managed to occupy a significant part of the city, but later they were surrounded by armed groups of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic. At the exit from the boiler of the Ukrainian troops suffered serious losses — according to the official, who spoke on the side of Kiev connections lost in killed 366 people.
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