The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine appointed Oleg Shevchuk to the position of Deputy Ministrer of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics. Such order was published on the site of the government on November 9.
Major-General Oleg Shevchuk held post of the Director of Finance Department of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine, according to the information on the Defense Ministry’s site.
Presidential Advisor Yuriy Biryukov specified in his Facebook page that Shevchuk will be dealing with logistics.
Earlier the Defense Minister of Ukraine Poltorak stated that the Defense Ministry reform will be completed by 2018. Civilians will get certain degree of control over the Armed Forces; the Minister himself will be a civilian person.