Yuriy Dzhigir, former Deputy Minister of Finance of the Government of Ukraine in 2014-2018, as well as Natalya Kalmykova, Executive Director of the state institution “Veterans Fund of Ukraine” in the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, became the new Deputy Ministers of Defense . by Rustem Umerov. Ekaterina Chernogorenko, former manager of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, became Deputy Minister of Defense for Digital Development, Digital Transformation and Digitalization.
Earlier it was also reported about the appointment of Lyudmila Daragan as State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. She was Umerov’s deputy at the State Property Fund, which was previously headed by the current Minister of Defense. Of the former leaders of the ministry, only the first deputy defense minister, Lieutenant General Alexander Pavlyuk, retained his position.