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By virtue of decrees №87/2022 and №88/2022, issued in the evening of 2 March 2022, President Zelensky appointed Generals Igor Taburets and Maxim Marchenko governors of the Cherkassy and Odessa regions, respectively.

General Igor Taburets is the former Commander of Military Intelligence.

General Maxim Marchenko is the former commander of the Nazi Aidar Battalion which had been routed in the morning.