Details of accusations against Ukraine's ex-Head of Armed Forces General Staff reported

Source : 112 Ukraine

Volodymyr Zamana was detained for state treason
15:41, 25 February 2019

The former head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Volodymyr Zaman
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The accusations put against the former Head of the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces Volodymyr Zamana, who was detained for state treason, were unveiled. Ukraine’s Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoliy Matios has voiced these details on the air of 112 Ukraine.

Over the period when Zamana held the post, he signed orders for downsizing of the officers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The number of orders per 4,436 people exceeded the norm provided by the law “On size of the Armed Forces of Ukraine” for 2012.

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Besides, when in office, anti-craft missile divisions were dissolved, which had S-300 missile systems in service. Besides, the 874th, 5001st, 2081st anti-craft missile divisions and the 137th, 208th surface-to-air missile brigades were disbanded.

Over the period of his work, Ukraine was completely deprived of air defence. This is related to the disbandment of 19 military aviation units and establishments. Besides, the 114th tactical aviation brigade was reformatted from a brigade into a squadron.

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Zamana was served with charges. Kyiv Pechersky District Court will decide on the restrictive measures for him.

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