Commander of the Southern Military District of Russia Alexander Dvornikov may have been appointed as commander of the battle zone during the operation military of this country in Ukraine.
Army General Alexander Dvornikov, Commander of the Southern Military District of Russia
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CNN on April 10 quoted US and European officials as saying that the Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed a new general to command campaign in Ukrainein the context of Russian troops diverting from Kyiv.
Accordingly, Army General Alexander Dvornikov, Commander of the Southern Military District of Russia, was appointed as commander of the war zone in the country’s military operation in Ukraine.
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According to observers, a new war zone commander with a lot of battle experience can help raise the level of coordination in the campaign that is expected to focus on the region. Donbass eastern Ukraine, instead of spreading across multiple fronts.
Dvornikov is 61 years old and is the first commander of Russia’s military operations in Syria, after Russia sent troops in September 2015 to support the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
Under his command in Syria from September 2015 to June 2016, Russian planes supported the Damascus government and its allies as they besieged Aleppo, the rebel stronghold. Syrian government forces regained control of the city in December 2016.
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Military analysts and US officials believe that the Russian generals want to show progress in the military operation in Ukraine to President Putin before Victory Day (May 9).
Speaking to Sky News, former British Ambassador to Russia Sir Roderic Lyne said that Moscow appointed a new general with experience in Syria to try to at least control a certain area in Donetsk where Putin can. considered a victory. The Russian side has not commented on information related to the appointment of Mr. Dvornikov.
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