The Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has sacked two top security officials as they have been accused of being traitors to the Ukraine.
On Thursday evening Zelensky sacked the two generals for failing in their duty to protect Ukraine and warned that other “antiheroes” will also be punished for similar behaviour.
President Zelensky said in his evening speech, “Regarding antiheroes. Now, I do not have time to deal with all the traitors.
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“But gradually they will all be punished.
“That is why the ex-chief of the Main Department of Internal Security of the Security Service of Ukraine Naumov Andriy Olehovych and the former head of the Office of the Security Service of Ukraine in the Kherson region Kryvoruchko Serhiy Oleksandrovych are no longer generals.”
The Ukrainian President did not reveal any details of why Olehovych and Oleksandrovych where sacked for being traitors, but he warned anyone who violated their “military oath” will be fired.
Zelensky added, “Those servicemen among senior officers who have not decided where their homeland is, who violate the military oath of allegiance to the Ukrainian people as regards (to) the protection of our state, its freedom and independence, will inevitably be deprived of senior military ranks.
“Random generals don’t belong here!”
In his nightly address he said on Thursday, that Ukrainian ambassadors abroad should “look for other work” if they cannot drum up diplomatic support or sanctions to combat the war.
He said, “With all due respect, if there won’t be weapons, won’t be sanctions, won’t be restrictions for Russian business, then please look for other work.
“I am waiting for concrete results in the coming days from the work of our representatives in Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Africa.”