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Health Reasons Cited For Dismissal Of Navy Chief

June 29 2012


President Viktor Yanukovych has dismissed the head of the Ukrainian navy, reports Interfax-AVN (Russia).

Adm. Viktor Maximov was relieved of his duties for health reasons, according to a presidential decree. He retains "the right to wear [the] military uniform," the decree said on Wednesday.

Maximov has served as the navy chief since March 2010.

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