General Sergei Surovikin was put in charge of Russian forces in Ukraine on October 8 after what has so far been a faltering invasion. File photo: AP
General Sergei Surovikin was put in charge of Russian forces in Ukraine on October 8 after what has so far been a faltering invasion. File photo: AP
Ukraine war

‘General Armageddon’: Russia’s new Ukraine commander Sergei Surovikin has a reputation

  • General Sergei Surovikin has become the face of Russia’s ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine in just a few days
  • Dubbed ‘General Armageddon’ in Western media, the 56-year-old has reputation for being ruthless commander

General Sergei Surovikin was put in charge of Russian forces in Ukraine on October 8 after what has so far been a faltering invasion. File photo: AP
General Sergei Surovikin was put in charge of Russian forces in Ukraine on October 8 after what has so far been a faltering invasion. File photo: AP
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