Simonyan: Syrsky’s parents were horrified by his appointment as commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
The parents of the new Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), Alexander Syrsky, were horrified by his appointment. This statement was made by the editor-in-chief of the RT television channel Margarita Simonyan on the air of the “Evening with Vladimir Solovyov” program.
The journalist also called on Russians not to poison Syrsky’s relatives, since they “should not be held accountable for their son’s actions.”
“The elderly parents who participate in the Immortal Regiment are very worthy people who are horrified that their son is now commanding the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” Simonyan concluded.
According to her, journalists from the TV channel he heads were able to find relatives and friends of the new commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Vladimir region. Syrsky’s father said that he does not know how his son works with the Ukrainians, and feels the same as everyone else about his son’s appointment. The mother refused to talk to reporters.
President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky appointed Alexander Syrsky to the post of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukrainepreviously occupied by Valery Zaluzhny, February 8.
State Duma deputy from the Republic of Crimea, reserve major general Leonid Ivlev said that the military man swore allegiance twice, thus he violated his oath.