Chief of the General Staff (Ukraine)

Chief of the General Staff (Ukraine)

The Chief of the General Staff (Ukrainian: Начальник Генерального штабу) is the chief of staff of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. He is appointed by the President of Ukraine. If the Minister of Ukraine is a civilian the Chief of the General Staff becomes the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces[1]. The current Chief of the General Staff is Lieutenant General Hryhoriy Pedchenko.[2]

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Chiefs

General Bulawa

Chief Otaman

The office introduced on November 13, 1918 by General Oleksander Hrekov and served as the office of the commander-in-chief.

West Ukrainian National Republic

Ukrainian Military Committee (September - November 1918)[4]

Ukrainian Armed Forces

The office created upon the reorganization of the Soviet Kiev Military District when its head, Colonel General Viktor Chechevatov,[6] refused pledge his allegiance to people of Ukraine.

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